LEXINGTON, Va. – On the opening day of the 2011 women's tennis season, the Bridgewater Eagles hung around with tenth-ranked Washington and Lee in a 9-0 loss at W&L's Duchossois Tennis Center.
Against Washington and Lee, the Eagles stayed close in the top two singles showdowns as freshman Katie Gordon fell by a 6-1, 6-3 margin at number one, before fellow freshman Katy Bergey dropped a tight 7-5, 6-0 decision at number two.
In doubles action, the tandem of Bergey and Gordon kept things tight at number one, falling by an 8-5 tally.
The Eagles also held things close at number three doubles, nearing victory in an 8-5 defeat.
Bridgewater was also in action against Lynchburg and took down the Hornets by a 9-0 score. Complete results will be available at a later time.