Washington U. Women's Tennis Wins Two at Midwest Invitational
UW-WHITEWATER BOX | DENISON BOX
Madison, Wis., April 6, 2012 - The No. 13-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team earned a pair of 5-4 wins over ranked opponents at the Midwest Invitational on Friday at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium.
Washington U. came back from a 2-1 deficit in doubles to defeat No. 22 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 5-4, before earning a 5-4 win over No. 17 Denison University.
UW-Whitewater Match-by-Match Results:
1. Kalla Schaefer/Alexandra Bayliss (UWW) def. Kate Klein/Corinne Rauck (WASHU) 8-4
2. Annie Smith/Sydney Divelbiss (UWW) def. Theresa Petraskova/Natalie Tingir (WASHU) 8-4
3. Paige Madara/Betsy Edershile (WASHU) def. Megan Kasten/Lauren Aguilar (UWW) 8-3
1. Natalie Tingir (WASHU) def. Kalla Schaefer (UWW) 6-3, 6-5
2. Sydney Divelbiss (UWW) def. Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) 6-3, 6-4
3. Kate Klein (WASHU) def. Annie Smith (UWW) 6-1, 6-1
4. Paige Madara (WASHU) def. Alexandra Bayliss (UWW) 6-3, 6-3
5. Megan Kasten (UWW) def. Betsy Edershile (WASHU) 6-3, 2-6, 1-0 (10-7)
6. Corinne Rauck (WASHU) def. Lauren Aguilar (UWW) 2-6, 7-6 (6-2), 1-0 (10-7)
Denison Match-by-Match Results:
1. Sarah Short/Alex Marcell (DENW) def. Kate Klein/Corinne Rauck (WASHU) 8-5
2. Natalie Tingir/Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) def. Heather Abzug/Kate Westenberger (DENW) 8-5
3. Betsy Edershile/Paige Madara (WASHU) def. Courtney Steiner/Lilianna Broussalian (DENW) 8-5
1. Natalie Tingir (WASHU) def. Sarah Short (DENW) 6-2, 6-4
2. Alex Marcell (DENW) def. Kate Klein (WASHU) 6-2, 6-0
3. Theresa Petraskova (WASHU) def. Lilianna Broussalian (DENW) 6-1, 6-0
4. Kate Westenberger (DENW) def. Paige Madara (WASHU) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6)
5. Heather Abzug (DENW) def. Betsy Edershile (WASHU) 6-0, 4-6, 1-0 (10-7)
6. Corinne Rauck (WASHU) def. Courtney Steiner (DENW) 6-4, 7-5
• The two 5-4 wins were the fourth and fifth this season for Washington U., and second and third in a row.
• The Bears defeated Denison 6-3 on March 2 at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships.
• Sophomore Corinne Rauck improved her singles record to 9-1 this season and 21-3 in her career with two wins on Friday.
Washington University takes on a pair of top-10 ranked teams on Saturday at the Midwest Invitational. The Bears face No. 6 University of Chicago at 8 a.m., followed by a meeting with No. 10 DePauw University at 3 p.m. DePauw defeated Washington U. 7-2 when the two teams squared off in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships third-place match on March 4.