ODAC Women's Tennis Players of the Week Archive
2013 Women's Tennis Players of the Week
|April 22, 2013
Smith, a freshman from Locust Valley, N.Y., helped the Maroons advance to the ODAC Tournament semifinals with 2-0 record at #3 singles and a 1-1 mark at #1 doubles. In a 5-4 regular season-ending win over Bridgewater, Smith won 6-1, 6-1 in singles play before falling 8-4 in doubles action with teammate Laura Dodson. The duo rebounded for an 8-2 win over Randolph College at #1 doubles in the ODAC quarterfinals. Smith also won her #3 singles match against the WildCats, 6-3, 6-0, to help the Maroons to a 5-0 team win.
|April 15, 2013
Gordon, a junior from Winchester, Va., helped the Eagles to a 3-0 record against ODAC teams last week as Bridgewater defeated Sweet Briar, Virginia Wesleyan and Emory & Henry. Gordon posted a 6-0, 6-0 triumph at #1 singles against SBC, and then won 6-2, 6-1 from the top flight versus VWC. Against E&H, she won at #1 singles, 6-2, 6-2. Gordon was also 3-0 at #1 doubles, joining teammate Marla O'Bryan in topping SBC, 8-2, VWC, 9-8, and E&H, 8-3. Gordon is 15-2 this spring in singles action, all from the top flight. She's 8-2 against league opponents. Gordon is 15-3 in doubles action, all from the #1 position.
|April 8, 2013
Wingate, a junior from Independence, Va., went 4-0 between play at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles with teammate Taylor Evans in two matches played last week. She won 6-1, 6-1 in singles and 8-1 in doubles in a 5-4 loss to Sweet Briar. In a 5-4 win over Guilford, Wingate won 6-4, 6-4 in singles play and 8-5 in doubles action. Wingate is 9-6 overall at #1 singles and 8-6 at #1 doubles when partnered with Evans.
|April 1, 2013
Meighan, a sophomore from McLean, Va., went 4-0 during the Generals 3-0 week. In a 9-0 win over Randolph, Meighan posted a straight set win at #1 singles and teamed with Cameron Dorsey for an 8-2 triumph and #1 doubles. In a 7-2 victory against #7 Carnegie Mellon, Meighan topped Chelsie Motie 6-3, 6-0. Motie is the seventh-ranked player in the Atlantic South Region. Meighan and Patricia Kirkland posted an 8-2 win at #1 doubles, defeating the region's eighth-ranked tandem in Motie and Brynn Raschke. Meighan, the fifth-ranked singles player in the region, is 13-4 overall and 9-2 in dual matches this season. She and Kirkland, who top the ITA's Atlantic South Region doubles rankings, are 15-3 overall and 11-1 in dual matches.
2012 Women's Tennis Players of the Week
|April 16, 2012
Bergey, a sophomore from Harrisonburg, Va., stayed red-hot in singles and doubles action to help lead the Bridgewater Eagles women’s tennis team to a perfect 3-0 week on the courts. The sophomore opened the week with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Roanoke’s Corbin Leitch before posting a 6-1, 6-0 triumph on Saturday against Guilford’s Natalie Sutton. On Sunday, Bergey bumped up to number one singles and claimed a 6-1, 6-0 win over Virginia Wesleyan’s Jordan Hill. In doubles action, Bergey also went unbeaten with teammate Katie Gordon at number one doubles. Against Roanoke, the tandem picked up an 8-3 victory before posting an 8-1 win on Saturday against Guilford. Bergey and Gordon closed out the week with an 8-1 win at Virginia Wesleyan.
|April 9, 2012
Montoya, a junior from Delicias, Mexico, picks up her second weekly award after leading Hollins to three victories last week. She was nearly perfect in top flight singles and doubles action. Against Mary Baldwin, Montoya won 6-0, 6-1 in singles play and teamed with sister Patricia Montoya for an 8-1 win in doubles competition. Against Sweet Briar, Karen won 6-0, 6-0 and 8-0 in singles and doubles action against the Vixens. She capped her week with 6-0, 6-1 and 8-4 wins against Southern Virginia. Montoya is now 12-0 in singles play this spring, all but two coming from the No. 1 singles position.
|April 2, 2012
Bergey, a sophomore from Harrisonburg, Va., led the Bridgewater Eagles women’s tennis team to a 3-0 week on the courts by running up a perfect 6-0 combined week with three wins in singles and doubles action. Bergey opened the week with a 6-0, 6-0 win at number two against Lynchburg before rolling to a 6-1, 6-2 victory against Randolph. The sophomore rounded out the week with a 6-0, 6-0 victory on Saturday at Emory & Henry. With doubles teammate Katie Gordon at number one, Bergey picked up an 8-4 victory against the Hornets before rolling to back-to-back 8-1 wins on Friday and Saturday against Randolph and Emory & Henry, respectively. Bergey has now won five straight matches in singles play and three in a row in doubles.
|March 27, 2012
Kirkland, a freshman from Charleston, S.C., was nearly unscathed against some of the best competition in the country at the Fab Five Tournament this past week. Against top-ranked Williams, she won her No. 6 singles contest 2-6, 7-5, 10-4 before falling 6-8 in No. 2 doubles. Against seventh-ranked Tufts, Kirkland helped the Generals to a team-win with a 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 victory at No. 4 singles. She went on to post an 8-5 triumph at No. 3 doubles. In the Generals' final match against fourth-ranked Emory, Kirkland won at No. 3 doubles 8-3, but her singles match went unfinished in the shortened affair.
2011 Women's Tennis Players of the Week
|April 18, 2011
Gordon, a freshman from Winchester, Va., turned in a strong week for the Bridgewater Eagles women’s tennis team, propelling the Eagles to a 2-1 week, including a victory in Sunday’s ODAC Quarterfinal matchup against Guilford. Gordon opened the week with a loss to Roanoke’s Laura Dodson by a 6-3, 7-5 tally, before recovering for a 6-1, 7-5 win over 2010 ODAC first teamer Karen Montoya (Hollins) on Thursday. Gordon closed out the week with a 6-0, 6-1 win to help propel the Eagles to a 5-1 victory over Guilford. On the week, Gordon went 2-1 in doubles play with freshman teammate Katy Bergey at number one doubles.
|April 11, 2011
Taylor, a freshman from Springfield, Va., picks up her second weekly honor after a week that included a pair of singles wins over regionally-ranked opponents. Taylor, competing at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles over the past week, went 4-0 overall in singles action and 2-2 in doubles play. She opened the week with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Washington and Lee's Lauren Lukas, currently the 19th-ranked singles player in the Atlantic South Region by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). Taylor continued her week with singles and doubles victories over Emory & Henry (6-1, 6-0 and 8-4) and Southern Virginia (6-1, 6-1 and 8-2). She capped her week with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Courtney Goimarac from Mary Washington, the 17th-rated player in the region. For the season, Taylor tops the ODAC singles win-loss records with a 15-0 mark, all from the No. 1 ladder position. She is currently ranked 20th in the region. The new ITA rankings are set to be released on April 14.
|April 4, 2011
Snyder, a junior from Highland Heights, Ohio, helped lead the No. 9 Generals to a 6-3 win over No. 8 Carnegie Mellon on Saturday at the Duchossois Tennis Center. Playing No. 3 singles, Snyder defeated CMU’s Alexandra Tapak in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0. In doubles, she partnered with junior Ellen Yeatman to top the CMU duo of Jennifer Chui and Alexandra Tapak, 8-2, for W&L’s only doubles victory of the match.
|March 28, 2011
Wilson, a freshman from Lynchburg, Va., remained hot in the Spring with a 3-0 week at No. 4 singles and a perfect 3-0 week in No. 3 doubles to help pace the Bridgewater Eagles to an unbeaten week in women’s tennis action. She opened the week with a 6-2, 7-5 win against Southern Virginia, before rolling to a 6-2, 6-1 win against the Vixens of Sweet Briar. Finally, Wilson earned a 7-5, 6-0 win on Saturday against Virginia Wesleyan. Wilson also teamed with Olivia Stone to go unbeaten in doubles action with 8-3, 8-4 and 8-1 victories, respectively. Currently, the freshman is riding a 10 match unbeaten streak in singles play, and a six match winning streak in doubles action.
2010 Women's Tennis Players of the Week
|April 19, 2010
|April 12, 2010