No. 10 Washington U. Women’s Tennis Falls to No. 13 Carnegie Mellon in UAA Semifinal
Altamonte Springs, Fla., April 26, 2013 – The No. 10-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s tennis team lost to second-seed and No. 13 Carnegie Mellon University 6-3 in the semifinal of the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship Friday afternoon.
Carnegie Mellon gained a 2-1 advantage after doubles, with freshmen Aly Coran and Jamie Silverberg posting the only win for the Bears at No. 3 doubles. Coran and senior Paige Madara each won their singles matches, but the Tartans picked up three-set victories at No. 2 and No. 6 singles to seal the win.
1. Katie Cecil/Angela Pratt (CMU) def. Kate Klein/Corinne Rauck (WASHU) 8-4
2. Bryn Raschke/Brooke Tsu (CMU) def. Theresa Petraskova/Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) 8-4
3. Aly Coran/Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Lydia Utkin/Alexandra Tapak (CMU) 8-1
1. Katie Cecil (CMU) def. Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) 6-2, 6-3
2. Angela Pratt (CMU) def. Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) 0-6, 6-4, 7-5
3. Elizabeth Martin (CMU) def. Kate Klein (WASHU) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1
4. Aly Coran (WASHU) def. Brooke Tsu (CMU) 6-2, 6-0
5. Paige Madara (WASHU) def. Lydia Utkin (CMU) 6-4, 6-4
6. Bryn Raschke (CMU) def. Corinne Rauck (WASHU) 5-7, 6-1, 6-3
• Coran and Silverberg have won their last nine doubles matches together.
• Coran extended her singles unbeaten streak to 10 matches, while Madara pushed her streak to seven.
• Washington U. is 6-6 against ranked teams this season.
Up Next: Washington U. (14-6) takes on No. 7 University of Chicago in the third-place match of the UAA Championship at 9 a.m. (ET) Saturday. The teams split their first two meetings this season, with Chicago winning 6-3 April 6, and Washington U. winning 5-4 April 13.