St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 21, 2016 – Junior Rebecca Ho became the 24th women's tennis player in Washington University in St. Louis program history to surpass 100 career wins as the No. 13-ranked Bears earned an 8-1 win over No. 14 DePauw University Sunday afternoon at the Tao Tennis Center.
Ho picked up two wins on the day to improve her career record to 101-29, including a 57-9 career mark in singles. She teamed with senior Aly Coran to pick up an 8-2 win at No. 2 doubles, and sophomore Grace Deering and senior Jamie Silverberg battled to an 8-6 win at No. 1 doubles to give the Bears a 2-1 lead. WashU then won all six singles matches, including a super tiebreaker win at No. 5 for sophomore Lily Schroeder.
1. Grace Deering/Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Maddie Lee/Gretchen Wilder (DPU) 8-6
2. #10 Aly Coran/Rebecca Ho (WASHU) def. Ali Bush/Alyssa Senevirante (DPU) 8-2
3. Megan Galle/Colleen Morris (DPU) def. Lily Schroeder/Erin Wong (WASHU) 8-4
1. #37 Rebecca Ho (WASHU) def. Maddie Lee (DPU) 6-1, 6-4
2. Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Alyssa Senevirante (DPU) 6-4, 6-3
3. Grace Deering (WASHU) def. Gretchen Wilder (DPU) 6-1, 6-1
4. Aly Coran (WASHU) def. Colleen Morris (DPU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Lily Schroeder (WASHU) def. Ali Bush (DPU) 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-6)
6. Lisa Chionis (WASHU) def. Megan Galle (DPU) 6-2, 6-3
• Coran's two wins brought her career total to 113, moving her past Tara Salamone (1991-95) for 14th on the Bears' all-time leaderboard.
• Deering is 6-0 in dual matches this season, and improved her career record to 56-14.
• Schroeder won her first career singles match.
WashU improved to 2-1 with the win, while DePauw dropped to 2-1. The Bears return to action by traveling to Greencastle, Ind., for the ITA National Team Indoor Championships Friday-Sunday, Feb. 26-28. WashU will play its fourth straight ranked team when the Bears take on No. 7 Pomona-Pitzer Colleges at 10 a.m. (ET) Friday.