SEATTLE, Wash. – Vanderbilt women’s tennis faced Washington to open up day one of the ITA National Team Indoors on Friday, sweeping the Huskies, 4-0.
Due to weather, Friday’s matches were shortened to only singles play.
No. 31 Amanda Meyer took the lead for the Commodores by earning the victory over Washington’s Kenadi Hance in a straight-set win, 6-1, 6-0.
Freshman Georgia Drummy extended her winning streak to 5-0 in dual matches against Washington’s Katarina Kopcalic. Earning a strong start, the freshman held Kopcalic to just one point to clinch match in the second set, 6-3.
With four courts still in play, the Dores led 2-0 with third-ranked Fernanda Contreras on Court 1 leading Washington’s Stacey Fung, 6-4 in the first set. The All-American Contreras shut out Fung in the second set, 6-0, to push Vanderbilt’s lead to 3-0.
Clinching the winning point for the Commodores, No. 65 Emily Smith defeated Natsuho Arakawa in a straight-set win, 6-3, 7-5.
“Hats off to Washington, they are a really good team with a strong season ahead of them. I thought we played an extremely solid match today and earned a quality win over a tough opponent,” said head coach Geoff Macdonald.
With the victory, the Dores advanced to the quarterfinals to face fifth-ranked Georgia on Saturday. For schedule updates, check the ITA website and follow @VandyWTennis on Twitter and Instagram.
1. #3 Fernanda Contreras (VAN) def. #97 Stacey Fung (UW) 6-4, 6-0
2. Vanessa Wong (UW) vs. #12 Christina Rosca (VAN) 6-7, 2-3
3. #42 Georgia Drummy (VAN) def. #87 Katarina Kopcalic (UW) 6-1, 6-3
4. #31 Amanda Meyer (VAN) def. Kenadi Hance (UW) 6-1, 6-0
5. #65 Emily Smith (VAN) def. Natsuho Arakawa (UW) 6-3, 7-5
6. Sedona Gallagher (UW) vs. #93 Carolyn Campana (VAN) def. 5-7, 3-3