#13 Blue Jays Claim Centennial Crown with 5-0 Win Over #39 Shorewomen

#13 Blue Jays Claim Centennial Crown with 5-0 Win Over #39 Shorewomen

BALTIMORE, Md. — Host Johns Hopkins won its 10th consecutive Centennial Conference Women's Tennis Championship by defeating visiting Washington College, 5-0, this afternoon in Baltimore. The Blue Jays, who are ranked 13th in Division III and fourth in the Atlantic South region, improved to 17-4 and earned the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. The Shorewomen, ranked 39th in Division III and eighth in the Atlantic South, dropped to 14-4 with the loss.

#13 Johns Hopkins 5, #39 Washington College 0 (Centennial Conference Championship)

- Hopkins won the first two doubles matches to finish as Caroline Greydak and Jody Law beat Krista Filiopoulos and MP Hubert, 8-2, at No. 3, and Megumi Chen and Sunaina Vohra topped Julie Lazer and Rachel Martinez, 8-3, at No. 2.
- The Blue Jays completed the doubles sweep when Mikey Barthelmass and Ashnaa Rao, ranked seventh in the region, rallied from a 7-4 deficit for a 9-8(5) win against April Weaver and Marielle McIntyre, ranked 12th in the region, at No. 1.

- The Blue Jays clinched the championship when Kimberly Zou downed Hubert, 6-1, 6-0, at No. 5 and Olivia Kasten beat McIntyre, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 6.

- This is the second straight year and fourth time since 2009 that the Blue Jays have defeated the Shorewomen in the championship match.