Doubles Sweep Keys No. 11 Women's Tennis to 8-1 Win at No. 13 Redlands
Redlands, Calif., March 11, 2014 – The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team swept doubles play for the third time in the last five matches en route to an 8-1 victory at No. 13 University of Redlands Tuesday evening.
It was the second 8-1 win for the Bears over Redlands this season. Washington U. also defeated the Bulldogs 8-1 in the fifth-place match at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III Team Indoor Championship March 1 in Greencastle, Ind.
1. Rebecca Ho/Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Jesesica Ly/Ceara Sumida (URW) 8-3
2. Aly Coran/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) def. Natalie Etchegaray/Julia Pollak (URW) 8-4
3. Betsy Edershile/Hanna Newstadt (WASHUW) def. Lauren Villanueva/Gabriela Vasquez (URW) 8-4
1. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) def. Jesesica Ly (URW) 6-3, 6-0
2. Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. Natalie Etchegaray (URW) 6-2, 6-4
3. Ceara Sumida (URW) def. Aly Coran (WASHUW) 6-2, 6-1
4. Theresa Petraskova (WASHUW) def. Julia Pollak (URW) 7-5, 6-3
5. Betsy Edershile (WASHUW) def. Paige Press (URW) 6-2, 6-4
6. Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Lauren Villanueva (URW) 6-3, 6-3
• The seven-match win streak for Washington U. is the program's longest in head coach Kelly Stahlhuth's nine-year tenure.
• Washington U. improved to 6-0 when leading after doubles this season.
• The Bears are now 4-2 against nationally ranked teams.
• Freshman Rebecca Ho and senior Corinne Rauck both improved to 8-0 in singles in dual matches this season.
• Sophomore Jamie Silverberg improved her career record to 55-19 with two wins against Redlands.
Up Next: Washington U. (7-2) has Wednesday off before concluding its Spring Break trip with a match against No. 7 Bowdoin College at 1 p.m. (PT) Thursday in Palm Springs, Calif.