No. 12 Washington U. Women’s Tennis Edged by No. 10 Bowdoin
Palm Springs, Calif., March 14, 2013 – The No. 12-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s tennis team suffered a 5-4 loss to No. 10 Bowdoin College Thursday afternoon to end the Bears' five-match trip to California.
1. Emma Chow/Chantalle Lavertu (BOWDOIN) def. Kate Klein/Corinne Rauck (WASHU) 8-2
2. Theresa Petraskova/Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) def. Kellen Alberstone/Emma Lewis (BOWDOIN) 8-4
3. Aly Coran/Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Tiffany Cheng/Kate Winningham (BOWDOIN) 8-6
1. Kellen Alberstone (BOWDOIN) def. Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) 7-5, 6-4
2. Chantalle Lavertu (BOWDOIN) def. Kate Klein (WASHU) 6-2, 6-2
3. Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Emma Lewis (BOWDOIN) 6-2, 6-3
4. Tiffany Cheng (BOWDOIN) def. Aly Coran (WASHU) 6-3, 6-2
5. Kate Winningham (BOWDOIN) def. Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) 6-2, 6-7 (3-7), 6-1
6. Paige Madara (WASHU) def. Courtney Gallagher (BOWDOIN) 6-3, 6-3
• The loss snapped the Bears’ three-match win streak.
• Freshman Jamie Silverberg has won all eight of her singles matches in duals, and improved her overall singles record to 14-1.
• Washington U. has won at No. 3 singles in each of its last seven matches.
• It was the first time the Bears have lost this season when leading after doubles.
• Two of Washington U.’s three losses have been 5-4 decisions.
Up Next: Washington U. (5-3) returns to action March 22-23 with three matches in Atlanta, Ga. The Bears are scheduled to take on Sewanee: University of the South at 3 p.m. (ET) Friday, March 22, before facing No. 4 Emory University and No. 16 Tufts University Saturday, March 23.