Greencastle, Ind., March 1, 2014 – The No. 12-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team earned a pair of wins over ranked teams Saturday to finish fifth at the 2014 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III Team Indoor Championship hosted by DePauw University.
Washington U. avenged its season-opening loss to No. 13 DePauw with a 6-3 victory over the Tigers Saturday morning to advance to the fifth-place match. The Bears then defeated No. 11 University of Redlands 8-1 in the fifth-place match Saturday evening.
Match-by-Match Results vs. #13 DePauw:
1. Theresa Petraskova/Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPUW) 8-5
2. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPUW) def. Aly Coran/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 8-5
3. Betsy Edershile/Hanna Newstadt (WASHUW) def. Kaitlin Pickrel/Julie Wittwer (DPUW) 8-5
1. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) def. Maggie MacPhail (DPUW) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
2. Claire Marshall (DPUW) def. Aly Coran (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-1
3. Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. Taylor Mahr (DPUW) 6-1, 6-3
4. Meg Crowley (DPUW) def. Theresa Petraskova (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-1
5. Betsy Edershile (WASHUW) def. Kaitlin Pickrel (DPUW) 6-3, 7-5
6. Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Caroline Emhardt (DPUW) 7-6 (7-1), 6-4
Match-by-Match Results vs. #11 Redlands:
1. Jessica Ly/Ceara Sumida (URW) def. Theresa Petraskova/Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) 8-2
2. Aly Coran/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) def. Natalie Etchegaray/Julia Pollak (URW) 8-5
3. Betsy Edershile/Hanna Newstadt (WASHUW) def. Lauren Villanueva/Gabriela Vasquez (URW) 8-5
1. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) def. Jessica Ly (URW) 6-1, 6-4
2. Aly Coran (WASHUW) def. Natalie Etchegaray (URW) 6-4, 6-4
3. Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. Ceara Sumida (URW) 6-3, 6-1
4. Theresa Petraskova (WASHUW) def. Paige Press (URW) 6-3, 6-2
5. Betsy Edershile (WASHUW) def. Lauren Villanueva (URW) 2-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-8)
6. Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Emily Murnin (URW) 6-1, 6-0
• Washington U. led 2-1 after doubles in both matches.
• DePauw defeated the Bears 6-3 in the season-opener Feb. 16.
• WUSTL has won at No. 3 singles in all four of its dual matches this season.
• Washington U. and Redlands are scheduled to play again Tuesday, March 11, in Redlands, Calif.
• Senior Betsy Edershile posted a 4-0 record on the day.
• Senior Corinne Rauck improved to 5-1 in singles this season, including 4-0 in dual matches.
Up Next: Washington U. improved to 2-2 on the season. The Bears return to action with a match against NCAA Division II Maryville University Thursday, March 6. The match is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. at King's Point Sports Club in Belleville, Ill.