April 20, 2013

#27 UMW Women's Tennis Tops TCNJ, 6-3

The 27th ranked University of Mary Washington women's tennis team defeated The College of New Jersey for the first time since 2009 with a 6-3 win over the Lions on Saturday in Ewing, N.J. UMW improves to 16-4 on the year.

After posting wins at one and two doubles, the eagles gained wins from Shelby Harris at two, Alex Ritter at four, Chrissy Gaul at five, and Paige Weinberg at six for the 6-3 win.

The Eagles will host a Capital Athletic Conference tournament semifinal on Wednesday afternoon.

Tennis Match Results
Mary Washington vs The College of New Jersey
4/20/13 at Ewing, NJ
(TCNJ Tennis Complex)

#27 Mary Washington 6, The College of New Jersey 3

 Singles competition
1. Karisse Bendijo (TCNJWOM) def. Lindsay Raulston (UMW) 5-7, 6-0, 6-1
2. Shelby Harris (UMW) def. Allison Tierney (TCNJWOM) 6-2, 6-2
3. J. Muniz-Cadorette (TCNJWOM) def. Cassie Bowman (UMW) 7-6 (7-3), 5-7, 10-6
4. Alex Ritter (UMW) def. Emma Allen (TCNJWOM) 6-1, 7-5
5. Chrissy Gaul (UMW) def. Alex Bologno (TCNJWOM) 6-3, 6-2
6. Paige Weinberg (UMW) def. Sarah Lippincott (TCNJWOM) 6-2, 6-2

 Doubles competition
1. Lindsay Raulston/Shelby Harris (UMW) def. Karisse Bendijo/Allison Tierney (TCNJWOM) 8-6
2. Alina Suyama/Mackenzie Smith (UMW) def. Emma Allen/J. Muniz-Cadorette (TCNJWOM) 8-2
3. Tara Criscuolo/Alex Bologno (TCNJWOM) def. Alex Ritter/Cassie Bowman (UMW) 8-2

Match Notes:
Mary Washington 16-4; National ranking #27
The College of New Jersey 12-2