Sixth-Ranked Johns Hopkins Defeats 20th-Ranked Mary Washington, 6-3
BALTIMORE, MD - The sixth-ranked Johns Hopkins women's tennis team closed its non-conference slate with a 6-3 win over 20th-ranked Mary Washington Sunday afternoon. The Blue Jays improve to 12-3 overall as head coach Dave Woodring ties the program record with his 91st career win. The Eagles close out their regular season with a record of 14-7 as they prepare for their conference tournament.
Hopkins took a 2-1 lead after doubles with wins at second and third. Senior Elaine Baik and junior Sydney Lehman earned an 8-2 win over Caroline Mosberg and Mackenzie Smith at second. Freshmen Megumi Chen and sophomore Jody Law won by the same score at third over Chrissy Gaul and Alina Suyama. Kait Brogan and Shelby Harris picked up a point for the visitors as they beat senior Shannon Herndon and sophomore Ashnaa Rao, 9-4, at first.
Harris also won in singles as she defeated Rao 6-4, 6-2 at first. Lehman lost just two games in her match at second as she won 6-0, 6-2 over Alex Ritter. Mosberg grabbed a three-set win for the Eagles with a 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (4) win over sophomore Amanda Austi at third. Law turned the same trick as Lehman, losing just two games in a 6-1, 6-1 win over Gaul at fourth. Chen was the clincher for the Blue Jays, as she beat Brogan 6-4, 6-4 at fifth. And at sixth, Herndon won 7-6, (5), 6-4 over Smith.
Hopkins is back on the court on Thursday, April 23 as Gettysburg visits Baltimore in the Blue Jays' final regular season home match. The Centennial Conference contest is slated for a 4:00 pm start.