No. 1 Johns Hopkins remains perfect with 9-0 victory against Trinity (Texas)
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Playing in its first match since being voted the No. 1 team in the nation, Johns Hopkins did not disappoint, defeating host and 14th-ranked Trinity (Texas) 9-0 on Wednesday in the first match of the Blue Jays' spring break trip. The Jays improved to 4-0 while the Tigers fell to 3-13 on the season.
The Blue Jays got off to a strong start, dropping just six games in doubles to take the early 3-0 lead. Junior Hailey Hogan and sophomore Elaine Baik were 8-1 winners against Thavindra Ekanayake and Stephanie Williamson at first. Junior Abby Clark and sophomore Stephanie Rettig beat Kristy Hamilton and Gabrielle Roe 8-2 at third. And at second, sophomore Shannon Herndon and freshman Sydney Lehman won 8-3 against Kathleen Lundquist and Caroline White.
In singles, Lehman rolled to a 6-0, 6-0 win against White at third singles. Hogan wasn't too far behind as she lost just two games en route to a 6-1, 6-1 win against Ekanayake at first. Herndon won at second, beating Kylie Hornbeck 6-2, 7-6. Rettig beat Hamilton 6-3, 6-1 at fifth. Clark won at fourth, beating Roe 6-4, 7-5. And sophomore Shannon Libaw won 7-6, 6-1 against Wiliamson at sixth.