No. 13 Washington University Women’s Tennis Falls at No. 10 DePauw, 5-4
Greencastle, Ind., Feb. 23, 2013 - The No. 13-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s tennis team dropped a close 5-4 match at No. 10 DePauw University in the Bears’ season-opener Saturday morning.
Sophomore Hanna Newstadt and freshman Jamie Silverberg picked up a win at No. 2 doubles for the Bears, but DePauw (2-0) took a 2-1 lead after doubles play. The Tigers held a 4-3 lead with No. 2 and No. 3 singles in the third sets. Silverberg got a 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles to tie the match, but DePauw’s Claire Marshall edged freshman Aly Coran on a third-set tiebreaker at No. 3 singles to seal the win for the Tigers.
1. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Corinne Rauck/Theresa Petraskova (WASHU), 8-1
2. Hanna Newstadt/Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall, 8-2
3. Kaitlin Pickrel/Julie Wittwer (DPU) def. Aly Coran/Betsy Edershile, 8-6
1. Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) def. Maggie MacPhail (DPU), 7-5, 6-3
2. Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Meg Crowley (DPU), 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
3. Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Aly Coran (WASHU), 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6-2)
4. Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) def. Caroline Emhardt (DPU), 2-6, 6-3, 7-5
5. Julie Wittwer (DPU) def. Paige Madara (WASHU), 6-1, 6-3
6. Taylor Mahr (DPU) def. Betsy Edershile (WASHU), 6-4, 6-2
• It was the third-straight meeting between the two teams that was decided by a 5-4 score.
• Silverberg improved her singles record to 7-1, and is 10-2 overall this season.
Up Next: Washington University (0-1) continues its opening weekend by taking on Case Western Reserve University at Noon (ET) Sunday in Greencastle, Ind.