Washington University Women's Tennis Falls to No. 12 Bowdoin
Palm Springs, Calif., March 13, 2012 - The No. 14 Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team had its four-match winning streak come to an end with a 6-3 loss to No. 12 Bowdoin College on Tuesday afternoon.
Washington U. (6-3) trailed 2-1 after doubles, and was unable to overcome the deficit in singles. Bowdoin (2-2) earned wins at No. 2 and No. 3 singles after losing the first set in both matches.
1. Kellen Alberstone/Kate Winingham (BC) def. Theresa Petraskova/Betsy Edershile (WASHU) 8-2
2. Kate Klein/Corinne Rauck (WASHU) def. Emily Lombardi/Emma Chow (BC) 8-3
3. Emma Lewis/Chantalle Lavertu (BC) def. Hanna Newstadt/Natalie Tingir (WASHU) 8-4
1. Natalie Tingir (WASHU) def. Kellen Alberstone (BC) 6-2, 6-7 (4-7), 7-5
2. Kate Winingham (BC) def. Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
3. Emily Lombardi (BC) def. Kate Klein (WASHU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-1
4. Chantalle Lavertu (BC) def. Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) 6-1, 6-0
5. Emma Lewis (BC) def. Betsy Edershile (WASHU) 6-1, 6-2
6. Paige Madara (WASHU) def. Susanna Howard (BC) 6-4, 7-5
• Junior Kate Klein earned her 60th career victory with her win at No. 2 doubles on Tuesday.
• All three of Washington U.'s losses this season have been to teams ranked in the top-20 of NCAA Division III.
Washington U. concludes its five-match road trip to California by taking on No. 29 University of Redlands at 3 p.m. (PT) on Wednesday in Redlands, Calif. It will be the fifth-straight match against a ranked opponent for the Bears.