Claremont, Calif., March 10, 2014 – The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team earned a 9-0 sweep of the University of Rochester and rallied for a 5-4 win over No. 14 University of La Verne to extend its winning streak to six matches Monday in Claremont, Calif.
After sweeping the Yellowjackets in the morning, Washington U. rallied from a 2-1 deficit after doubles to earn a 5-4 win over La Verne in the afternoon. Seniors Theresa Petraskova, Betsy Edershile and Corinne Rauck earned key victories at fourth through sixth singles, and freshman Rebecca Ho also earned a straight-set victory at No. 2 singles to hand La Verne its first loss of the season.
Match-by-Match Results vs. Rochester:
1. Aly Coran/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) def. Molly Goodman/Christine Ho (URW) 8-1
2. Betsy Edershile/Hanna Newstadt (WASHUW) def. Cara Genbauffe/Dorothy Tai (URW) 8-2
3. Kaylan Griffith/Erin Wong (WASHUW) def. Janice Zhao/Lauren Zickar (URW) 8-1
1. Aly Coran (WASHUW) def. Dorothy Tai (URW) 6-1, 6-0
2. Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. Christine Ho (URW) 6-0, 6-3
3. Theresa Petraskova (WASHUW) def. Cara Genbauffe (URW) 6-4, 6-2
4. Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Janice Zhao (URW) 6-1, 6-2
5. Hanna Newstadt (WASHUW) def. Molly Goodman (URW) 6-1, 6-1
6. Evelyn Qin (WASHUW) def. Darby McCall (URW) 6-4, 6-2
Match-by-Match Results vs. #14 La Verne:
1. Jeanette Losaria/Laina Matsuda (ULV) def. Rebecca Ho/Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) 9-8 (7-4)
2. Bridget Etchegaray/Andrea Madrigal (ULV) def. Aly Coran/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 8-5
3. Betsy Edershile/Hanna Newstadt (WASHUW) def. Allison Moncrief/Lauren Torres (ULV) 8-2
1. Andrea Madrigal (ULV) def. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 6-4, 7-5
2. Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. Jeanette Losaria (ULV) 6-0, 6-2
3. Laina Matsuda (ULV) def. Aly Coran (WASHUW) 6-4, 7-5
4. Theresa Petraskova (WASHUW) def. Allison Moncrief (ULV) 6-1, 5-7, 7-5
5. Betsy Edershile (WASHUW) def. Bridget Etchegaray (ULV) 7-6 (7-5), 6-0
6. Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Megan Soucy (ULV) 6-3, 6-0
• With the win over Rochester, the Bears are now 5-0 this season when leading after doubles.
• Washington U. has won at No. 3 doubles in each of its last six duals.
• Ho has won each of her last seven singles matches this season.
Up Next: Washington U. (6-2) continues its Spring Break trip by taking on No. 13 University of Redlands at 3 p.m. (PT) Tuesday in Redlands, Calif. The Bears earned an 8-1 win over Redlands in the fifth-place match at the ITA Division III Team Indoor Championship March 1 in Greencastle, Ind.