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#21 Women's Tennis Finishes Blue-Grey Invitational With a 7-2 Victory Over U.C. Santa Cruz

#21 Women's Tennis Finishes Blue-Grey Invitational With a 7-2 Victory Over U.C. Santa Cruz

Fredericksburg, Va.-- The #21 University of Mary Washington women's tennis team concluded the weekend invitational with a 7-2 win against the Banana Slugs. UMW won two of three doubles, and five of six singles matches en route to the win. The Eagles improve to 9-6 on the season.

UMW started off the day with a pair of doubles wins at number one and number three. Lindsay Raulston and Shelby Harris continued their strong weekend with an 8-6 win at one. Ashley Barrow and Alex Ritter also picked up a victory at number three doubles. The duo downed Monika Prokes and Kassondra Heacock 8-1. 

Santa Cruz only won one singles match, as the Eagles took the other five. Raulston picked up a 6-4, 6-2 win at one singles. UMW won at three, four, five and six singles to seal the victory. Mackenzie Smith was a 6-4, 6-4 winner in a very closely contested three singles match. Ritter, and Chrissy Gaul won at four and five respectively. Ritter displaced Danielle Caro 6-1, 6-0 while Gaul won zero and two against Prokes at five singles. Paige Weinberg rounded out the Eagle wins, with a 6-0, 6-0 victory at six singles.

The #21 Eagles return to action with a pair of matches on Friday, April 4th and Saturday April 5th. UMW hosts York (Pa.) at 3:00 p.m. and Penn State-Harrisburg at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, before heading to Salisbury on Saturday. The match with the Sea Gulls is set to begin at 4:00 p.m.

#21 University of Mary Washington 7, UC Santa Cruz 2
Mar 30, 2014 at Fredericksburg, Va. 


Singles competition
1. RAULSTON, Lindsay (UMWWT) def. Alexandra Scotten (UCSC) 6-4, 6-2
2. Courtney Lymbumer (UCSC) def. HARRIS, Shelby (UMWWT) 6-5, retired
3. SMITH, Mackenzie (UMWWT) def. Mary Collins (UCSC) 6-4, 6-4
4. RITTER, Alex (UMWWT) def. Danielle Caro (UCSC) 6-1, 6-0
5. GAUL, Christina (UMWWT) def. Monika Prokes (UCSC) 6-0, 6-2
6. WEINBERG, Paige Anne (UMWWT) def. Kassondra Heacock (UCSC) 6-0, 6-0



Doubles competition
1. RAULSTON, Lindsay/HARRIS, Shelby (UMWWT) def. Alexandra Scotten/Mary Collins (UCSC) 8-6
2. Courtney Lymbumer/Danielle Caro (UCSC) def. SMITH, Mackenzie/SUYAMA, Alina (UMWWT) 8-5
3. BARROW, Ashley/RITTER, Alex (UMWWT) def. Monika Prokes/Kassondra Heacock (UCSC) 8-1