W&L WOMEN'S TENNIS TO PLAY DENISON IN NCAA QUARTERFINALS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The third-ranked Washington and Lee women's
tennis team will play eighth-ranked Denison in the quarterfinals of the
NCAA Division III Tournament held on the campus of Kalamazoo College.
The match will be played on Wed., May 18 at 9:30 am.
Additionally, senior Lindsay Hagerman (Wichita Falls, Texas/Highland
Park) and sophomores Emily Applegate (Charleston, S.C./Porter-Gaud) and
Kristin McClung (Charleston, W.Va./Charleston Catholic) will participate
in the NCAA Singles Championship. In the NCAA Doubles Championship, Hagerman
will partner with sophomore Ginny Wortham (Richmond, Va./Collegiate),
while Applegate will pair with McClung.
The Generals (20-0) advanced to play Denison (20-2) after
defeating 25th-ranked Swarthmore and 15th-ranked Carnegie Mellon by identical
5-0 scores in the first two rounds of the tournament. The winner of the
W&L/Denison match will play the winner of the match between fourth-ranked
Gustavus Adolphus (30-2) and seventh-ranked Middlebury (14-2) in the first
NCAA Semifinal on Thu., May 19 at 9:30 am.
The first and second rounds of NCAA singles play and first
round of NCAA doubles action will take place on Sat., May 21. Hagerman,
the top seed with a 29-1 singles record, will face off against Tara Houlihan
of Gustavus Adolphus in the first round. Applegate, who is a perfect 14-0
in singles action, will play Liz Bondi of DePauw, while McClung (16-1)
will oppose Elizabeth Maclellan of Wheaton (Ill.).
In doubles, Hagerman and Wortham, the number one seed with
a 13-1 record, will square off against the duo of Sara Hughes and Allison
Dunn of Colby in the first round. Applegate and McClung (10-1) will play
Abby Lerner and Colleen Donnelly of Brandeis.
Contact: Brian Laubscher
Sports Information Director
PO Drawer 928
Lexington, VA 24450