No. 12 WUSTL Women’s Tennis Falls to No. 4 Emory, Edges No. 16 Tufts
Atlanta, Ga., March 23, 2013 – The No. 12-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s tennis team split a pair of matches against No. 4 Emory University and No. 16 Tufts University Saturday at the Fab 7 Tournament hosted by Emory. The Bears lost to Emory 5-0, before hanging on for a 5-4 win over Tufts.
Washington U. (7-4) was swept against Emory in a match played to decision. The Bears took a 3-0 lead after doubles against Tufts, before wins at No. 3 and 4 singles by freshmen Jamie Silverberg and Aly Coran, respectively, sealed the Bears’ 5-4 victory over the Jumbos.
Emory Match-by-Match Results:
1. Gabrielle Clark/Annette Sullivan (EUW) def. Kate Klein/Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) 8-4
2. Jordan Wylie/Madison Gordon (EUW) def. Theresa Petraskova/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 8-4
3. Brenna Kelly/Emma Taylor (EUW) def. Aly Coran/Paige Madara (WASHUW) 8-2
1. Gabrielle Clark (EUW) def. Theresa Petraskova (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-3
2. Marissa Levine (EUW) vs. Kate Klein (WASHUW) 1-2, unfinished
3. Beatrice Rosen (EUW) vs. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 7-6 (7-2), 2-0, unfinished
4. Madison Gordon (EUW) vs. Aly Coran (WASHUW) 6-2, 5-4, unfinished
5. Brenna Kelly (EUW) def. Paige Madara (WASHUW) 7-5, 6-4
6. Stephanie Loutsenko (EUW) vs. Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) unfinished
Tufts Match-by-Match Results:
1. Kate Klein/Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Lindsay Katz/Shelci Bowman (TUFTS) 8-4
2. Theresa Petraskova/Hanna Newstadt (WASHUW) def. Samantha Gann/Sophie Schonfeld (TUFTS) 8-4
3. Aly Coran/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) def. Lauren Hollender/Janice Lam (TUFTS) 8-6
1. Lindsay Katz (TUFTS) def. Theresa Petraskova (WASHUW) 7-5, 7-6 (7-1)
2. Samantha Gann (TUFTS) def. Kate Klein (WASHUW) 7-5, 6-3
3. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) def. Shelci Bowman (TUFTS) 7-6 (7-5), 6-3
4. Aly Coran (WASHUW) def. Sophie Schonfeld (TUFTS) 6-1, 6-2
5. Lauren Hollender (TUFTS) def. Paige Madara (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-4
6. Janice Lam (TUFTS) def. Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 10-4
• Emory is the first team to sweep Washington U. at doubles this season, while the Tufts match was the fourth time the Bears have swept doubles.
• Washington U. is 7-1 when leading after doubles in 2013.
• Coran and Silverberg have won their last four doubles matches together.
• Silverberg remained unbeaten in singles for the Bears in dual matches this season.
• Sophomore Hanna Newstadt and junior Theresa Petraskova are 8-2 in their last 10 doubles matches together.
Up Next: Washington U. (7-4) is scheduled to return to action with a home match against Principia College at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 27.