HOLLINS, Va. - Junior Morgan McGhee was
victorious in the consolation round to take third place and lead
the Bridgewater Eagles women's tennis team in its fall finale at
ODAC Fall Championships at Hollins University.
McGhee was victorious in the consolation round of Flight C by an 8-0 score to take home the highest finish of the weekend for the Eagles in singles play.
Senior teammate Megan Mathias reached the consolation finals in Flight A before falling in a tight two-set match by a 7-6, 6-4 tally.
Freshman Olivia Stone went 0-2 on the weekend, dropping both of her matches in Flight B, with her tightest match coming in the consolation round, as the newcomer fell in three sets by a 6-2, 2-6, 10-7 score.
In Flight D, sophomore Emily Schweitzer went 1-1, winning her quarterfinal matchup by a 6-2, 6-3 tally before falling in the semi-finals.
Schweitzer's sophomore teammate Ally McConaughy recorded the same 1-1 fate on the weekend in Flight E. McConaughy won her quarterfinal match by a 6-4, 6-1 score before falling in the semi-finals.
Freshman Amanda Gorby also went 1-1 on the weekend with an easy 6-1, 6-1 victory in the quarterfinals and a 6-1, 6-4 loss in the semifinals.
In doubles action, Mathias and Stone went 1-2 on the weekend in Flight A, while McConaughy and Schweitzer recorded a similar 1-1 mark on the weekend in Flight B action.
Finally in Flight C, Gorby and McGhee finished up the weekend with a 1-1 mark as well, winning their quarterfinal matchup by a 9-8 score, before falling in a tight 8-6 match in the semis.
Bridgewater is back in action in the spring when the team opens up regular season play at Ferrum on February 23, 2010.