Washington and Lee Men and Women Post Convincing ODAC Tennis Wins at Guilford

Posted by Don Moore on March 14, 2011 at 8:26 am under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Visiting Washington and Lee University swept a pair of Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) matches at Guilford College Sunday afternoon. The 10th-ranked Generals women improved to 10-1 overall (6-0 ODAC) with a 9-0 win over the Quakers (4-5, 2-3 ODAC). The 25th-rated Washington and Lee men (7-1, 6-0 ODAC) downed Guilford (5-3, 2-2 ODAC), 8-1.

The Generals’ women posted shutouts at first and second doubles in their 9-0 victory. Washington and Lee’s Ashley Leinweber took the first-singles contest from Guilford’s Mackey Wesner, 6-1, 6-0. She teamed with Kerry Cotter for an 8-0 first-doubles triumph over Wesner and Natalie Sutton.

Washington and Lee’s Hayden White dealt Guilford freshman Tyler Mercier his first singles loss of the spring with a 6-1, 6-3 triumph at first singles. Mercier teamed with Clayton Hamilton (Greensboro, N.C./Page (Greensboro) to score the Quakers’ lone point, an 8-6 first-doubles win over Mac Davis and Will Hall. White and Michael Freeman earned an 8-0 win at third doubles for the Generals, one of their five victories in which they allowed one or fewer point.

Guilford hosts Washington (Md.) College at 2:00 p.m. Monday (3/14).

Tennis Match Results
Washington and Lee vs Guilford
Mar 13, 2011 at Greensboro, NC
(McMichael Centennial Class Courts)

#10 Washington and Lee 9, Guilford 0

Singles competition
1. Ashley Leinweber (W&L) def. Mackey Wesner (GC) 6-1, 6-0
2. Kerry Cotter (W&L) def. Natalie Sutton (GC) 6-1, 6-0
3. Claire Cahill (W&L) def. Nina Bollag (GC) 6-0, 6-1
4. Lauren Armstrong (W&L) def. Anne Mogavero (GC) 6-2, 6-1
5. Laura Simmons (W&L) def. Liz Killion (GC) 6-2, 6-4
6. Elise Hansen (W&L) def. Adelaide Ayres (GC) 6-4, 1-1, retired

Doubles competition
1. Kerry Cotter/Ashley Leinweber (W&L) def. Mackey Wesner/Natalie Sutton (GC) 8-0
2. Lauren Armstrong/Claire Cahill (W&L) def. Nina Bollag/Liz Killion (GC) 8-0
3. Laura Simmons/Elise Hansen (W&L) def. Adelaide Ayres/Anne Mogavero (GC) 8-4

Match Notes:
Washington and Lee 10-1, 6-0 ODAC; National ranking #10
Guilford 4-5, 2-3 ODAC
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match
T-3:00 A-25
Tennis Match Results
Washington and Lee vs Guilford
Mar 13, 2011 at Greensboro, NC
(McMichael Centennial Class Courts)

#25 Washington and Lee 8, Guilford 1

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. Tyler Mercier (GC) 6-1, 6-3
2. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Clayton Hamilton (GC) 6-1, 6-0
3. Will Hall (W&L) def. Trevor Cox (GC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Mark Cheong (GC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Brandon Johnson (GC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Brian Roberts (W&L) def. Ben Nelson (GC) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Clayton Hamilton/Tyler Mercier (GC) def. Mac Davis/Will Hall (W&L) 8-6
2. Jeremy Becht/Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. Trevor Cox/Charlie Smith (GC) 8-3
3. Michael Freeman/Hayden White (W&L) def. Jody Cox/Ben Nelson (GC) 8-0

Match Notes:
Washington and Lee 7-1, 6-0 ODAC; National ranking #25
Guilford 5-3, 2-2 ODAC
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match
T-3:00 A-25


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