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Mary Washington Athletics | May 8, 2014

Mary Washington heads to second round

  Mary Washington advances to play Trinity (Texas) on Friday morning.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Mary Washington knocked off Penn State-Behrend 5-0 in the NCAA tournament first round. The Eagles swept all three doubles matches en route to the win. UMW moves to 17-7 on the year.

Lindsay Raulston and Shelby Harris dominated at No. 1 doubles against Alexandra Laffey and Chelsea Czerwinski 8-0. Alina Suyama and Alex Ritter picked up an 8-0 win at No. 2 doubles, with Ashley Barrow and Mackenzie Smith completed the sweep with an 8-0 win against Colleen Miller and Storm Schaffer at No. 3.

Chrissy Gaul and Mackenzie Smith picked up singles wins to earn the victory for the Eagles. Gaul was a 6-0, 6-0 winner at No. 5 singles, with Smith clinching the match at No. 3 singles. Smith defeated Malinda Miller 6-0, 6-0.

The Eagles will take on Trinity (TX) at 10 a.m. ET on Friday.