Madison, Wis., April 5, 2014 – The No. 10-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team swept doubles for the seventh time this season en route to a 7-2 victory over No. 11 DePauw University as the Bears won the Midwest Invitational Championship Saturday.
In the third meeting of the season between Washington U. and DePauw, the Bears improved to 2-1 against the Tigers. Saturday's win pushed Washington U.'s win streak to 16 matches and helped the Bears improve to 5-3 against ranked teams this season.
1. Rebecca Ho/Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPUW) 8-3
2. Aly Coran/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) def. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPUW) 8-3
3. Hanna Newstadt/Betsy Edershile (WASHUW) def. Julie Wittwer/Kaitlin Pickrel (DPUW) 8-1
1. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) def. Maggie MacPhail (DPUW) 6-3, 6-2
2. Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. Claire Marshall (DPUW) 6-0, 6-3
3. Aly Coran (WASHUW) def. Carolyn Huerth (DPUW) 6-2, 6-3
4. Meg Crowley (DPUW) def. Theresa Petraskova (WASHUW) 6-2, 6-3
5. Caroline Emhardt (DPUW) def. Betsy Edershile (WASHUW) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8)
6. Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Julie Wittwer (DPUW) 7-5, 6-4
• Washington U. improved to 12-0 this season when leading after doubles.
• The Bears are 15-1 in dual matches at No. 6 singles this season.
• Senior Corinne Rauck has won 14 consecutive singles matchs. She now has 96 career victories, four shy of joining Washington U.'s 100-win club.
• With her win at No. 3 doubles, senior Betsy Edershile picked up her 85th career victory.