No. 13 Washington University Women’s Tennis Sweeps Rhodes College
Belleville, Ill., March 2, 2013 — The No. 13-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s tennis team earned a 9-0 win over Rhodes College in the Bears’ first home match of the season Saturday at the King's Point Racquet Club in Belleville, Ill.
The Bears swept all three doubles matches, before posting straight-set wins in all six singles matches against Rhodes, to pick up their second-straight win. The Lynx dropped to 0-2 on the season.
1. Corinne Rauck/Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) def. Maggie Donoghue/Emily Rozer (RHODES) 8-3
2. Hanna Newstadt/Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Amelia McIsaac/Elle Prewitt (RHODES) 8-2
3. Aly Coran/Betsy Edershile (WASHU) def. Courtney Hornsby/Julia Greene (RHODES) 8-2
1. Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) def. Maggie Donoghue (RHODES) 6-4, 6-2
2. Aly Coran (WASHU) def. Amelia McIsaac (RHODES) 6-1, 6-2
3. Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Emily Rizer (RHODES) 6-3, 6-1
4. Paige Madara (WASHU) def. Courtney Hornsby (RHODES) 6-2, 6-1
5. Betsy Edershile (WASHU) def. Elle Prewitt (RHODES) 6-0, 6-4
6. Aarthi Kasilingam (WASHU) def. Elyse Smith (RHODES) 6-1, 6-2
• Freshman Jamie Silverberg brought her singles record to 9-1 with the win at No. 3 singles.
• Junior Theresa Petraskova improved to 3-0 at No. 1 singles this season.
Up Next: Washington University (2-1) returns to action with five spring break matches in California. The Bears are scheduled to face No. 12 Pomona-Pitzer Colleges at 11 a.m. (PT) Saturday, March 9 in Claremont, Calif.