Shorewomen Slow Down Greyhounds, 7-2

Kellie Foster
Kellie Foster

McNicol Rolls to 6-1, 6-0, Win at No. 4 Singles

LEWES, DE -- In a match between the 2009 Centennial Conference runners-up and the two-time defending Landmark Conference Champions, the Centennial came out on top as the Washington College women's tennis team downed Moravian College, 7-2, in non-conference action this afternoon at the Dave Marshall Tennis Center in Lewes, DE. The Shorewomen, who are ranked ninth in the Atlantic South region, improved to 2-0 with the win, while the Greyhounds fell to 5-2 with the loss.

Senior Kellie Foster (Lothian, MD/St. Mary's) and freshman Campbell McNicol (Mill Neck, NY/St. George's School) scored the Shorewomen's first point with an 8-3 win over Anna Meola and Chelsea Ott at No. 2. Sophomore Jordan Finnegan (Wilmington, DE/Archmere Academy) and sophomore Brittany Marshall (Dagsboro, DE/Worcester Prep, MD), the region's 10th-ranked doubles team, then completed an 8-2 victory over Kerry McKinley and Jami Fein at No. 1. Freshman Kat Cohen (Springfield, MA/Williston-Northampton School) and junior Kristine Depew (Downingtown, PA/Westtown School) finished off Washington's sweep of doubles with an 8-3 win against Elizabeth Endy and Brianna Kavanagh at No. 3.

Foster opened singles with a 6-2, 6-1, victory against McKinley at No. 3. The Greyhounds got on the board when Ott finished off a 6-7(4), 6-4, 10-6, win over Marshall at No. 2. Finnegan clinched the match for the Shorewomen with a 6-2, 6-7(10), 10-6, win against Fein at No. 1. Campbell then rolled past Kavanagh, 6-1, 6-0, at No. 4. Meola picked up Moravian's second point when she blanked Depew, 8-0, at No. 5. Cohen concluded the match with an 8-3 victory against Endy at No. 6.

The Shorewomen return to action Monday with matches against Dallas Baptist and Cumberland in Orlando, FL.