Woodring Breaks Wins Record as Johns Hopkins Defeats Gettysburg, 9-0
BALTIMORE, MD - The sixth-ranked Johns Hopkins women's tennis team shut out visiting Gettysburg, 9-0, on Thursday afternoon in Centennial Conference action. With the win, Director of Tennis Dave Woodring becomes the winningest coach in program history, as he is now 92-19 in his fifth season with the Blue Jays. Hopkins improves to 13-4 overall and 9-0 in the conference while Gettysburg falls to 6-9 and 2-7 in the CC.
Hopkins opened up with a sweep of doubles to jump out to a 3-0 lead. Seniors Shannon Herndon and Stephanie Rettig beat Laura Gradiska and Ally Flood, 8-3, at first. Seniors Elaine Baik and Shannon Libaw lost just one game in their win at second over Kelli Rubin and Giulia DiGuglielmo. Sohpomore Anna Kankanala and senior Macie Wilkins turned the same trick at third, beating Erica Paul and Anna Stewart.
Libaw clinched the win for the Blue Jays as she beat Brenda Kaplin-Zehbrak 6-1, 6-0 at sixth singles. Herndon, Rettig and Kankanala each won by shutout. Herndon defeated Rubin at second, Rettig beat Flood at third and Kankanala topped Paul at fourth. Baik won at first, beating Gradiska 6-2, 6-1 and Wilkins won by the same score over DiGuglielmo at fifth.
Hopkins returns to action on Saturday, April 25 as the Blue Jays wrap up the regular season with a pair of matches at Swarthmore and Bryn Mawr.