No. 12 Women's Tennis Drops Season Opener to No. 13 DePauw 6-3

Elsah, Ill., Feb. 16, 2014 – A doubles sweep propelled No. 13 DePauw University to a 6-3 victory over the No. 12-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team in the 2014 season opener for the Bears Sunday afternoon in Elsah, Ill.

Senior Theresa Petraskova became the 20th member of Washington University's 100-win club with her victory at No. 3 singles. In her four years, Petraskova has compiled a record of 100-61, including 48 singles wins and 52 victories in doubles.

Match-by-Match Results
Singles:

1. Maggie MacPhail (DPUW) def. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 7-5, 6-4
2. Claire Marshall (DPUW) def. Aly Coran (WASHUW) 6-2, 6-0
3. Theresa Petraskova (WASHUW) def. Taylor Mahr (DPUW) 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-5), 10-6
4. Betsy Edershile (WASHUW) def. Julie Wittwer (DPUW) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
5. Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Kaitlin Pickrel (DPUW) 7-5, 6-2
6. Maddie Lee (DPUW) def. Evelyn Qin (WASHUW) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles
1. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPUW) def. Theresa Petraskova/Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) 8-3
2. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPUW) def. Aly Coran/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 8-3
3. Julie Wittwer/Kaitlin Pickrel (DPUW) def. Erin Wong/Betsy Edershile (WASHUW) 8-2

Notes:
• Washington U. was swept in doubles for the first time since March 23, 2013, vs. Emory.
• Washington U. and DePauw met in the third round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament – a 5-4 victory by the Bears.

Up Next:
Washington U. (0-1) returns to action at the 2014 ITA Division III National Women's Tennis Indoor Championship held Friday-Sunday, Feb. 29-March 2, in Greencastle, Ind.