April 25, 2014

Rauck Joins 100-Win Club as No. 9 Women’s Tennis Tops No. 23 Case 7-2 in UAA Quarterfinal

Altamonte Springs, Fla., April 25, 2014 – Senior Corinne Rauck became the 21st player in school history to surpass 100 career wins as she helped lead the No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team to a 7-2 win over No. 23 Case Western Reserve University in the quarterfinal of the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship Friday morning.

Rauck teamed with freshman Rebecca Ho for an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles to reach 100 career wins. She also added a three-set victory (6-3, 5-7, 6-4) win at No. 6 singles in the match.

Match-by-Match Results:
Doubles:

1. Rebecca Ho/Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Sara Zargham/Marianne Bonanno (CASEW) 8-1
2. Aly Coran/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) def. Sarah Berchuck/Surya Khadilkar (CASEW) 8-2
3. Betsy Edershile/Hanna Newstadt (WASHUW) def. Taylor Sweeny/Michelle Djohan (CASEW) 8-0

Singles:

1. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) def. Marianne Bonanno (CASEW) 6-2, 6-3
2. Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. Sara Zargham (CASEW) 7-5, 6-3
3. Aly Coran (WASHUW) def. Taylor Sweeny (CASEW) 3-6, 6-2, 10-5
4. Sarah Berchuck (CASEW) def. Theresa Petraskova (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-3
5. Surya Khadilkar (CASEW) def. Betsy Edershile (WASHUW) 1-6, 6-1, 6-2
6. Corinne Rauck (WASHUW) def. Michelle Djohan (CASEW) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4

Notes:
• Washington U. defeated Case 6-3 April 12 in Chicago.
• It was the ninth time this season the Bears have swept doubles.
• Washington U. is 15-1 in 2013-14 when leading after doubles.
• The Bears improved to 8-3 against ranked opponents this season.
• With the win at No. 3 doubles, senior Betsy Edershile brought her career wins total to 90.
• Sophomore Aly Coran reached 70 career victories with wins at No. 2 doubles and No. 3 singles.
• Edershile and junior Hanna Newstadt have won their last eight doubles matches in a row.

Up Next: Washington U. improved to 16-4 with the win and advances to face No. 8 Carnegie Mellon University at 2 p.m. (ET) Saturday in the UAA Championship semifinal. The Tartans earned a 6-3 victory over the Bears Feb. 28. This will be the third year in a row the two teams have played at the UAA Championship. Carnegie Mellon defeated Washington U. 6-3 in the semifinal round a year ago.