Washington U. Women's Tennis Downs No. 21 UC Santa Cruz
Claremont, Calif., March 12, 2012 - The No. 14-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team earned its fourth-straight win with a 6-3 victory over No. 21 UC Santa Cruz on Monday.
Washington U. (6-2) won two doubles matches and swept four singles matches to seal the win. UC Santa Cruz dropped to 2-9 with the loss.
1. Alexandra Scotten/Laura Wade (UCSC) def. Theresa Petraskova/Betsy Edershile (WASHU) 8-3
2. Kate Klein/Corinne Rauck (WASHU) def. Sarah Malone/Courtney Lymburner (UCSC) 8-5
3. Natalie Tingir/Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) def. Rebecca Parker/Quyen Truong (UCSC) 8-0
1. Alexandra Scotten (UCSC) def. Natalie Tingir (WASHU) 6-2, 6-3
2. Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) def. Laura Wade (UCSC) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
3. Courtney Lymburner (UCSC) def. Kate Klein (WASHU) 5-7, 7-5, 10-8
4. Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) def. Sarah Malone (UCSC) 7-6 (10-8), 6-0
5. Betsy Edershile (WASHU) def. Anya S.Lundeberg (UCSC) 6-3, 6-0
6. Paige Madara (WASHU) def. Rebecca Parker (UCSC) 6-0, 6-0
• Freshman Hanna Newstadt improved to 9-1 in doubles in her rookie season at Washington U.
• With her win at No. 6 singles, junior Paige Madara picked up her 60th career victory (34-9 singles; 26-12 doubles).
Washington U. travels to Palm Springs, Calif., for its fourth match in as many days on Tuesday. The Bears will face No. 12 Bowdoin College at 1 p.m. (PT).