No. 14 Washington University Women's Tennis Earns Third-Straight Win
Claremont, Calif., March 12, 2012 - The No. 14-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team earned its second 5-4 win in as many days, as the Bears topped No. 28 Trinity University (Texas) on Sunday afternoon.
Washington U. won two of three doubles matches, and a three-set win by junior Kate Klein in No. 3 Singles sealed the win for the Bears. It was the third-straight win for Washington U. (5-2), and stopped a seven-match win streak by Trinity.
1. Mackenzie Knoop/Thavindra Ekanayake (TU) def. Betsy Edershile/Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) 8-2
2. Kate Klein/Corinne Rauck (WASHU) def. Katie Griffith/Kylie Hornbeck (TU) 9-8 (2)
3. Hanna Newstadt/Natalie Tingir (WASHU) def. Stephanie Williamson/Kassie Seger (TU) 9-7
1. Mackenzie Knoop (TU) def. Natalie Tingir (WASHU) 6-2, 6-2
2. Katie Griffith (TU) def. Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (11-9)
3. Kate Klein (WASHU) def. Thavindra Ekanayake (TU) 6-2, 1-6, 6-1
4. Kylie Hornbeck (TU) def. Betsy Edershile (WASHU) 6-3, 6-1
5. Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) def. Lavinia Bendandi (TU) 6-1, 6-3
6. Paige Madara (WASHU) def. Stephanie Williamson (TU) 6-2, 7-5
Washington University continues its five-match roadtrip in California at 10 a.m. (PT) on Monday against No. 21 University of California-Santa Cruz in Claremont, Calif.