No. 23 W&L tops women's tennis for ODAC crown

Christina Harris hitting a backhand shot

Norfolk, Va. -- University of Lynchburg's women tennis team closed the finest season in program history Sunday with a 5-0 loss to Washington and Lee in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship at Old Dominon University's Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.

The Hornets finish the season with a best-ever 18-3 record and reached the championship round of the ODAC tournament for the first time in program history.

Lynchburg made things interesting at the No. 1 doubles slot, as junior Christina Harris (Falls Church, Va.) and sophomore Caroline Guill (Louisa, Va.) fought to an 8-4 defeat against Valerie Marshall and Lily Horsley.

At No. 2, seniors Sarah Wyly (Leesburg, Va.) and Lilli Altenburg (Lexington, Va.) fell, 8-3, while the third-flight duo, senior Reagan Coon (Churchville, Va.) and freshman Alissa Anderson (Norfolk, Va.) lost, 8-0.

W&L took care of business at the second and third singles flights to seal their 23rd consecutive ODAC women's tennis title.

Lynchburg finishes the season with several milestones. The Hornets' 18 dual-match wins are the most in program history, crushing the previous mark of 13. Harris set a new career singles wins mark at 64, and Coon wrapped up a perfect dual-match season with a 15-0 singles record.

--LYN--

Sun May 12
Final
7 No. 17 Lynchburg
4 at No. 1 Va. Wesleyan
NCAA Tournament - Virginia Beach Regional
Sun May 12
Final
2 No. 1 Va. Wesleyan
4 vs. No. 17 Lynchburg
@ Virginia Wesleyan University, Virginia Beach, Va. NCAA Tournament - Virginia Beach Regional
Fri May 17
Final
2 No. 18 Emory
7 vs. No. 17 Lynchburg
NCAA Tournament - Lynchburg Super Regional - Game 1
Sat May 18
Final
9 No. 18 Emory
5 vs. No. 17 Lynchburg
NCAA Tournament - Lynchburg Super Regional - Game 2
Sat May 18
Final
10 No. 18 Emory
8 vs. No. 17 Lynchburg
NCAA Tournament - Lynchburg Super Regional - Game 3
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Sat Apr 06
Final
6 Lynchburg
4 at Shenandoah
Sat Apr 06
Final
2 Lynchburg
3 at Shenandoah
Tue Apr 09
Final
6 Va. Wesleyan
4 vs. Lynchburg
Sat Apr 13
Final
1 Guilford
3 vs. Lynchburg
Sat Apr 13
Final
1 Guilford
4 vs. Lynchburg
Tue Apr 16
Final
10 Greensboro
2 vs. Lynchburg
Note time change
Wed Apr 17
Final
3 Lynchburg
11 at Hampden-Sydney
Sat Apr 20
Final
4 Bridgewater (Va.)
5 vs. Lynchburg
Senior Day
Sat Apr 20
Final
3 Bridgewater (Va.)
2 vs. Lynchburg
Tue Apr 23
Final
13 Lynchburg
11 at No. 15 Randolph-Macon
Sat Apr 27
Final
5 Lynchburg
6 at Roanoke
at Kiwanis Field
Sat Apr 27
Final - 11 innings
7 Lynchburg
10 at Roanoke
at Kiwanis Field
Tue Apr 30
Final
12 Lynchburg
6 at Greensboro
Fri May 03
Final - 12 innings
1 Lynchburg
2 at Roanoke
ODAC First-Round | Game 1
Sun May 05
Final
11 Roanoke
3 vs. Lynchburg
ODAC First Round | Game 2
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