Women’s Tennis Tops McKendree for Third Straight Win

Women’s Tennis Tops McKendree for Third Straight Win

St. Louis, Mo., March 31, 2015 – The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team earned its third straight sweep with a 9-0 victory over NCAA Division II McKendree University Tuesday afternoon.

Match-by-Match Results:
Doubles:
1. Rebecca Ho/Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Kelcie Comley/Sammy Siegel (MCK) 8-3
2. Aly Coran/Kaylan Griffith (WASHU) def. Janelle Fung/Sara Janulavich (MCK) 8-2
3. Mindy Borovsky/Grace Deering (WASHU) def. Anna Mernick/Lauren Putbrese (MCK) 8-1

Singles:
1. Rebecca Ho (WASHU) def. Sammy Siegel (MCK) 6-0, 6-0
2. Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Kelcie Comley (MCK) 6-2, 6-0
3. Aly Coran (WASHU) def. Janelle Fung (MCK) 6-1, 6-1
4. Grace Deering (WASHU) def. Anna Mernick (MCK) 6-1, 6-2
5. Hanna Newstadt (WASHU) def. Sara Janulavich (MCK) 6-3, 6-2
6. Kaylan Griffith (WASHU) def. Tori Lindsay (MCK) 6-1, 6-0

Notes:
• The Bears have swept doubles eight times this season, including five of the last six matches.
• Freshman Grace Deering won her sixth straight singles match to improve to 15-3 this season.
• Junior Jamie Silverberg is now 97-45 in her career, three victories shy of joining WashU's 100-win club.

Up Next: WashU improved to 9-4 on the season with the win. The Bears return to action at the Madison Invitational Friday-Saturday, April 3-4, in Madison, Wis. WashU faces the winner of Denison University vs. Augustana College (Ill.) at Noon Friday, April 3.