EMORY, Va. – The 15th-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team defeated Emory & Henry, 5-0, in ODAC action on Wednesday afternoon at the Richardson Tennis Courts.
W&L dropped just one game in doubles action in posting an early 3-0 lead. The Generals then claimed the victory when sophomore Lily Horsley (Richmond, Va. / St. Catherine's School) and senior Emily Kochard (Charlottesville, Va. / Western Albemarle) won their singles matches in straight sets at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively.
With the win, W&L improves to 12-6 overall and 8-0 in the ODAC. The Wasps drop to 4-13 overall and 1-10 in the league.
The Generals will also take on Shenandoah this evening at 5:00 pm in Winchester.
W&L returns to action on Thursday when it travels to Lynchburg for a 12:00 pm contest. The Generals will also travel to Guilford for a 1:00 pm match.
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2017-18 W&L Women's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Emory & Henry (Apr 25, 2018)
#15 Washington and Lee 5, Emory & Henry 0
Apr 25, 2018 at Emory, Va. (Richardson Tennis Courts)
|1. Lily Horsley (WLUW) def. Katie Meade (E&H) 6-0, 6-0|
|2. Emily Kochard (WLUW) def. Tessa Johnston (E&H) 6-0, 6-0|
|3. Kala Curtis (E&H) vs. Lauren Hassell (WLUW) 0-6, 1-4, unfinished|
|4. Kaitlyn Sheaves (E&H) vs. Ashton Jenne (WLUW) 1-6, 0-2, unfinished|
|5. Ellington King (E&H) vs. Melinda Kauffman (WLUW) unfinished|
|6. Kelsey Holt (E&H) vs. Claudia Kesala (WLUW) unfinished|
|1. Lauren Hassell/Emily Kochard (WLUW) def. Katie Meade/Kaitlyn Sheaves (E&H) 8-0|
|2. Ashton Jenne/Lily Horsley (WLUW) def. Tessa Johnston/Kala Curtis (E&H) 8-1|
|3. Claudia Kesala/Melinda Kauffman (WLUW) def. Ellington King/Kelsey Holt (E&H) 8-0|
|Washington and Lee 12-6, 8-0 ODAC; National ranking #15|
|Emory & Henry 4-13, 1-10 ODAC|