Lexington, Va. – Six first-year students each won first place. 21 The Washington and Lee women’s tennis team swept Roanoke 9-0 on Monday night.
The Army (4-0, 4-0 ODAC) started the game by dropping just four games in the doubles.the first year Lauren Long (Carmel/Tudor Park, IN) and Junior High Margaret Carlton (Matthews, N.C./Charlotte Christian) won 8-3 while first-year Riho Iijima (Portland, OR/Westview) and senior Beckett Waters (Raleigh, NC/Needham B. Broughton) went 8-1 past Lia Streibich and Vic Rios. 2.
the first year Isabella Custard (Dallas/Anglican, TX) and sophomores Megan Donovan (Jacksonville, FL/Bowlers School) won 8-0. 3 Bizan Maiden and Riley Otto completed the doubles title.
In singles, there were five W&L players who lost only one game in straight sets.the first year Grace Lorenz (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City. / Epic Charter School) (2), Jordan Kaher (Warrenton/Seton School, VA) (4) and Carolina Moss (Scottsdale, Arizona) (6) defeated their opponents 6-1, 6-0 each.Advanced Gracie Capless (Richmond, VA/St. Catherine’s School) (5) matched first-year grades with a 6-1, 6-0 win while her own Izzy Kozier (Wilton/Wilton, CT) (3) lost just one game to Julia Bassett.
primary Gabi Moss (Scottsdale/Chaparral, AZ) (1) defeated Halle Fernstrum 6-0, 6-3 to win.
This concludes the team game portion of the W&L fall schedule, as the Generals’ next two-man game is at home against Case Western Reserve on February 18. However, Carlton and Long will return to action in Rome, Georgia, Oct. 13-15 for the ITA Cup doubles match.