No. 11 Washington U. Women's Tennis Downs No. 20 Brandeis, 5-4, at UAA Championship
Altamonte Springs, Fla., April 27, 2012 - The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team swept all three doubles matches, then held on for a 5-4 win over No. 20-ranked Brandeis University in the quarterfinal round of the 2012 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship on Friday afternoon.
After sweeping doubles, sophomores Betsy Edershile and Corinne Rauck won at No. 5 and No. 6 singles, respectively, to seal the win for the Bears.
1. Kate Klein/Corinne Rauck (WASHU) def. Faith Broderick/Carley Cooke (BRWTEN) 9-8 (7-5)
2. Theresa Petraskova/Natalie Tingir (WASHU) def. Roberta Bergstein/Nina Levine (BRWTEN) 8-4
3. Betsy Edershile/Hannah Newstadt (WASHU) def. Dylan Schlesinger/Simone Vandroff (BRWTEN) 8-6
1. Carley Cooke (BRWTEN) def. Natalie Tingir (WASHU) 6-3, 6-7 (6-8), 1-0 (10-8)
2. Faith Broderick (BRWTEN) def. Kate Klein (WASHU) 6-4, 6-0
3. Allyson Bernstein (BRWTEN) def. Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) 6-3, 6-3
4. Simone Vandroff (BRWTEN) def. Paige Madara (WASHU) 7-5, 6-2
5. Betsy Edershile (WASHU) def. Alexa Katz (BRWTEN) 6-4, 6-3
6. Corinne Rauck (WASHU) def. Roberta Bergstein (BRWTEN) 6-4, 6-1
• It was the fifth time this season that Washington U. has swept doubles.
• The Bears are now 9-6 against ranked opponents this season.
• With the win at No. 2 doubles, senior Natalie Tingir picked up her 97th career victory.
Washington University (14-6) advanced to the semifinal round of the UAA Championship. The Bears will face top-seeded and No. 2-ranked Emory University at 1:30 p.m. (ET) on Saturday.