Washington U. Women's Tennis Knocks Off NCAA Division II Ferris State
St. Louis, March 6, 2012 - The No. 14-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team earned its third win of the season by beating NCAA Division II Ferris State University, 6-3, on Tuesday afternoon.
Washington U. (3-2) won two of three doubles matches, then picked up three sweeps in four singles wins to beat Ferris State (12-7).
1. Betsy Edershile/Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) def. Melissa Flowers/Laurence LeBlanc (FS) 8-2
2. Corinne Rauck/Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) def. Ana Jan/Mary Coleman (FS) 8-2
3. Julie Fusik/Natalie Diorio (FS) def. Aarthi Kasilingam/Katie Helfgott (WASHU) 8-2
1. Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) def. Ana Jan (FS) 6-7 (5-7), 7-5, 10-5
2. Evelyn Qin (WASHU) def. Tabitha Simpson (FS) 6-1, 6-1
3. Kate Klein (WASHU) def. Laurence LeBlanc (FS) 6-1, 6-1
4. Melissa Flowers (FS) def. Betsy Edershile (WASHU) 6-4, 0-6, 7-5
5. Mary Coleman (FS) def. Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) 7-6 (10-8), 2-6, 10-7
6. Paige Madara (WASHU) def. Julie Fusik (FS) 6-2, 6-0
Washington U. travels to California for five matches Saturday, March 10 through Wednesday, March 14. The Bears open the roadtrip by facing No. 27 Chapman University at 2 p.m. (PT) on Saturday in Orange, Calif.