Fredericksburg, Va.-- The #21 Mary Washington women's tennis team knocked off Penn State- Behrend 5-0 in the NCAA Tournament First Round. The Eagles swept all three doubles matches en route to the win. UMW moves to 17-7 on the year.
Lindsay Raulston and Shelby Harris dominated at one doubles against Alexandra Laffey and Chelsea Czerwinski 8-0. Alina Suyama and Alex Ritter picked up an 8-0 win at two doubles, with Ashley Barrow and Mackenzie Smith completed the sweep with an 8-0 win against Colleen Miller and Storm Schaffer at three.
Chrissy Gaul and Mackenzie Smith picked up singles wins to earn the victory for the Eagles. Gaul was a 6-0, 6-0 winner at five singles, with Smith clinching the match at three singles. Smith defeated Malinda Miller 6-0, 6-0. Raulston, Harris, Ritter and Berri Flood were each winning their matches when the match was clinched.
The Eagles will take on Tinity (TX) tomorrow, May 9th at 10:00 a.m.
Penn State Behrend vs University of Mary Washington
May 08, 2014 at Fredericksburg, Va.
University of Mary Washington 5, Penn State Behrend 0
1. RAULSTON, Lindsay (UMWWT) vs. Alexandra Laffey (BEHW) 6-1, 2-0, unfinished
2. HARRIS, Shelby (UMWWT) vs. Chelsea Czerwinski (BEHW) 6-0, 1-0, unfinished
3. SMITH, Mackenzie (UMWWT) def. Malinda Miller (BEHW) 6-0, 6-0
4. RITTER, Alex (UMWWT) vs. Colleen Miller (BEHW) 6-0, 4-0, unfinished
5. GAUL, Christina (UMWWT) def. Storm Schaffer (BEHW) 6-0, 6-0
6. FLOOD, Berri (UMWWT) vs. Morgan Kramer (BEHW) 6-0, 5-0, unfinished
1. RAULSTON, Lindsay/HARRIS, Shelby (UMWWT) def. Alexandra Laffey/Chelsea Czerwinski (BEHW) 8-0
2. RITTER, Alex/SUYAMA, Alina (UMWWT) def. Malinda Miller/Morgan Kramer (BEHW) 8-0
3. SMITH, Mackenzie/BARROW, Ashley (UMWWT) def. Colleen Miller/Storm Schaffer (BEHW) 8-0
2014 NCAA Tournament First Round