Women’s Tennis Falls to Ranked Mary Washington

Women’s Tennis Falls to Ranked Mary Washington

By Luke Christiansen

BUENA VISTA, Va.—Playing in its first Capital Athletic Conference appearance, the Southern Virginia University women's tennis team fell to nationally ranked University of Mary Washington last Saturday afternoon, 9-0, at The Fields in Buena Vista, Va.

During doubles competition, the Southern Virginia duos went 0-3 on the day. Lauren Morrison and Kristen Laurence fell 8-2 to UMW's Alina Suyama and Ashley Barrow. Micah Roberts and Katelynn Tlustek fell 8-3 to UMW's Christina Gaul and Berri Flood, while Southern Virginia's Anna Evans and Kari Stollenwerk fell 8-0 to Anna Richman and Ashley Price.

In singles play, Lauren Morrison fell to UMW's Mackenzie Smith by a 6-0, 6-0 score, while Kristen Laurence dropped a matchup with UMW's Berri Flood, 6-0, 6-0. Paige Anne Weinburg of Mary Washington defeated Southern Virginia's Micah Roberts by 6-2, 6-1 score followed by UMW's Michaela Dowd defeating Katelynn Tlustek 6-0, 6-1. Anna Evans fell 6-0, 6-0 to Anna Richman, and UMW's Ashley Price defeated Kari Stollenwerk 6-0, 6-0 to close the meet.

Women's tennis next competes on Tuesday, Mar. 18 at Mary Baldwin. The match is slated to begin at 4:00 p.m. in Staunton, Va.


Tennis Match Results

University of Mary Washington vs Southern Virginia University Mar 15, 2014 at Buena Vista, Va.

(The Fields)



#21 University of Mary Washington 9, Southern Virginia University 0

1. SMITH, Mackenzie (UMWWT) def. Lauren Morrison (SVUW) 6-0, 6-0

2. FLOOD, Berri (UMWWT) def. Kirsten Laurence (SVUW) 6-0, 6-0

3. WEINBURG, Paige Anne (UMWWT) def. Micah Roberts (SVUW) 6-2, 6-1

4. DOWD, Michaela (UMWWT) def. Katelynn Tlustek (SVUW) 6-0, 6-1

5. RICHMAN, Anna (UMWWT) def. Anna Evans (SVUW) 6-0, 6-0

6. PRICE, Ashley (UMWWT) def. Kari Stollenwerk (SVUW) 6-0, 6-0


1. SUYAMA, Alina/BARROW, Ashley (UMWWT) def. Lauren Morrison/Kirsten Laurence (SVUW) 8-2

2. GAUL, Christina/FLOOD, Berri (UMWWT) def. Micah Roberts/Katelynn Tlustek (SVUW) 8-3

3. RICHMAN, Anna/PRICE, Ashley (UMWWT) def. Anna Evans/Kari Stollenwerk (SVUW) 8-0

Match Notes:

University of Mary Washington 5-4; National ranking #21 Southern Virginia University 2-6