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