No. 10 Women's Tennis Comes Up Short Against No. 6 Bowdoin

No. 10 Women's Tennis Comes Up Short Against No. 6 Bowdoin

Palm Springs, Calif., March 11, 2015 – The No. 10-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team won four of six singles matches, but was unable to overcome a 3-0 deficit after doubles as the Bears lost to No. 6 Bowdoin College 5-4 Wednesday.

Match-by-Match Results:
Doubles:
1. Joulia Likhanskaia/Tess Trinka (BC) def. Rebecca Ho/Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) 9-8 (8-2)
2. Emma Chow/Kyra Silitch (BC) def. Grace Deering/Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) 8-3
3. Tiffany Cheng/Pilar Giffenig (BC) def. Aly Coran/Kate Lee (WASHU) 8-3

Singles:
1. Rebecca Ho (WASHU) def. Joulia Likhanskaia (BC) 6-4, 6-3
2. Tiffany Cheng def. Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) 6-2, 6-2
3. Tess Trinka (BC) def. Aly Coran (WASHU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-1
4. Grace Deering (WASHU) def. Pilar Giffenig (BC) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
5. Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) def. Samantha Stalder (BC) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3
6. Kaylan Griffith (WASHU) def. Kyra Silitch (BC) 6-0, 7-5

Notes:
• All four of WashU's losses this season have come against teams currently ranked in the top-10.
• Freshman Grace Deering posted her third straight win at No. 4 singles, and improved to 12-3 in singles this season.

Up Next: WashU (6-4) returns to action by hosting McPherson College at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, in the Bears' first home match of the season.