#21 Women's Tennis Moves Past Trinity (Tx), 5-1, in NCAA Tournament Second Round

#21 Women's Tennis Moves Past Trinity (Tx), 5-1, in NCAA Tournament Second Round

Fredericksburg, Va.-- The #21 University of Mary Washington women's tennis team defeated Trinity (Tx) 5-1 on Friday at the Hegmann Tennis Complex. Mary Washington took two of three doubles matches to earn the win. The Eagles move to 18-7 on the year and will face the winner of Johns Hopkins-SUNY Geneseo tomorrow.

Mackenzie Smith and Ashley Barrow got the scoring started with an 8-6 win at three doubles against Caroline White and Gabrielle Roe. Lindsay Raulston and Shelby Harris provided the match of the day at one doubles. The duo found themselves down 6-3 early. The two clawed back to pull it to 6-5, before ultimatley winning 9-8 (7-4) to give UMW a 2-1 lead.

Raulston, Alex Ritter, and Berri Flood sealed the victory for the Eagles. Ritter gave UMW a 3-1 lead with a 6-1, 6-2 win against White. Raulston rolled to a 6-1, 6-1 win at one singles over Kylie Hornbeck. Berri Flood clinched the match with a 6-2, 6-0 win at six singles against Lavinia Bendandi.

The Eagles move on to the NCAA Tournament Third Round against the winner of Johns Hopkins and SUNY Geneseo tomorrow at 3:00 p.m.

#21 University of Mary Washington 5, Trinity University 1
May 09, 2014 at Fredericksburg, Va.

Singles competition
1. RAULSTON, Lindsay (UMWWT) def. Kylie Hornbeck (TUW) 6-1, 6-1
2. HARRIS, Shelby (UMWWT) vs. Kristy Hamilton (TUW) 4-6, 5-1, unfinished
3. SMITH, Mackenzie (UMWWT) vs. Liza Southwick (TUW) 2-6, 0-4, unfinished
4. RITTER, Alex (UMWWT) def. Caroline White (TUW) 6-1, 6-2
5. GAUL, Christina (UMWWT) vs. Gabrielle Roe (TUW) 6-6, unfinished
6. FLOOD, Berri (UMWWT) def. Lavinia Bendandi (TUW) 6-2, 6-0


Doubles competition
1. RAULSTON, Lindsay/HARRIS, Shelby (UMWWT) def. Kylie Hornbeck/Stephanie Williamson (TUW) 9-8 (7-4)
2. Kathleen Lundquis/Liza Southwick (TUW) def. SUYAMA, Alina/RITTER, Alex (UMWWT) 8-5
3. SMITH, Mackenzie/BARROW, Ashley (UMWWT) def. Caroline White/Gabrielle Roe (TUW) 8-6


Match Notes
Trinity University 14-9
University of Mary Washington 18-7; National ranking #21
2014 NCAA Tournament Second Round