April 22, 2011

UMW Women's Tennis Blanks Salisbury, 9-0, in CAC Championship

The University of Mary Washington women's tennis team swept Salisbury University, 9-0, to win the 2011 Capital Athletic Conference championship on Friday evening at the UMW Indoor Tennis Center. The Eagles, winners of the past eight CAC championships, will advance to the NCAA Tournament for the 23rd time, which is tied for the second-most of any program in Division III history.

On Friday, the Eagles won all three doubles matches, by 8-4, 8-4, and 8-3 scores, before sweeping all six singles flights in straight sets. UMW improves to 16-8 on the season.

Tennis Match Results
Salisbury vs Mary Washington
Apr 22, 2011 at Fredericksburg, Va.

\#5 Mary Washington 9, \#8 Salisbury 0

Singles competition
1. Courtney Goimarac (UMW) def. Jillian Poppe (SAL) 6-0, 6-2
2. Megan Lawlor (UMW) def. Elaina Iosue (SAL) 6-0, 6-0
3. Lindsay Raulston (UMW) def. Angela Tenaglia (SAL) 6-0, 6-0
4. Michelle Meadows (UMW) def. Victoria Handlin (SAL) 6-0, 6-2
5. Cassie Bowman (UMW) def. Jessica Babyak (SAL) 6-0, 6-0
6. Casey Malcolm (UMW) def. Rachel Lupinetti (SAL) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Courtney Goimarac/Megan Lawlor (UMW) def. Jillian Poppe/Angela Tenaglia (SAL) 8-4
2. Michelle Meadows/Lindsay Raulston (UMW) def. Victoria Handlin/Elaina Iosue (SAL) 8-4
3. Jocelyn Lewis/Cassie Bowman (UMW) def. Jessica Babyak/Rachel Lupinetti (SAL) 8-3

Match Notes:
Salisbury 14-3; Regional ranking \#8
Mary Washington 15-8; National ranking \#23; Regional ranking \#5
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (3,5,2,6,4,1)