W&L Women's Tennis Falls To Pomona-Pitzer, 6-3

W&L Women's Tennis Falls To Pomona-Pitzer, 6-3

CLAREMONT, Calif. – The 15th-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team dropped a 6-3 decision to seventh-ranked Pomona-Pitzer on Wednesday night at the Pauley Tennis Complex.

Sophomore Anna Kreynin (Mequon, Wis. / Homestead) and senior Claudia Kesala (Cupertino, Calif. / Monta Vista) defeated Shivani Doraiswami and Jay Kim, 8-4, at No. 3 doubles. The Sagehens won the remaining doubles matches to take a 2-1 lead into singles action.

In singles, senior Michelle Fleenor (Chattanooga, Tenn. / Girls Preparatory School) claimed a 6-3, 6-4 win over Caroline Casper at No. 1 singles and senior Emily Kochard (Charlottesville, Va. / Western Albemarle) defeated Emily Chen 6-4, 6-0 at No. 4 singles. However, Pomona-Pitzer claimed the remaining singles matches to reach the final margin.

The loss moved W&L to 11-5 on the season, while the Sagehens improved to 11-6 overall.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Friday when it travels to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps for a 5:00 pm EST match.

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2017-18 W&L Women's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Pomona-Pitzer (Apr 18, 2018)

#7 Pomona-Pitzer 6, #15 Washington and Lee 3
Apr 18, 2018 at Claremont, CA (Pauley Tennis Complex)

Singles competition
1. Michelle Fleenor (WLUW) def. Caroline Casper (PPW) 6-3, 6-4
2. Maryann Zhao (PPW) def. Valerie Marshall (WLUW) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
3. Shivani Doraiswami (PPW) def. Lily Horsley (WLUW) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
4. Emily Kochard (WLUW) def. Emily Chen (PPW) 6-4, 6-0
5. Arianna Chen (PPW) def. Mary Hampton McNeal (WLUW) 6-1, 6-2
6. Alexandra Ferry (PPW) def. Lauren Hassell (WLUW) 7-6 (7-5), 6-0


Doubles competition
1. Maryann Zhao/Arianna Chen (PPW) def. Michelle Fleenor/Ashton Jenne (WLUW) 8-3
2. Emily Chen/Caroline Casper (PPW) def. Valerie Marshall/Lily Horsley (WLUW) 8-4
3. Anna Kreynin/Claudia Kesala (WLUW) def. Shivani Doraiswami/Jay Kim (PPW) 8-4


Match Notes
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles ()