No. 10 Women’s Tennis Tops No. 21 Redlands 8-1

No. 10 Women’s Tennis Tops No. 21 Redlands 8-1

Redlands, Calif., March 12, 2016 – The No. 10-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team used a doubles sweep to propel the Bears to an 8-1 win at No. 21 University of Redlands Saturday afternoon.

WashU swept doubles for the second time this season, then got wins by senior Jamie Silverberg and juniors Rebecca Ho and Kaylan Griffith to seal the victory.

Match-by-Match Results:
Doubles:
1. Grace Deering/Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Natalie Etchegaray/Lauren Villanueva (URW) 8-3
2. Rebecca Ho/Kate Lee (WASHU) def. Emily Murnin/Elizabeth Johnson (URW) 8-2
3. Aly Coran/Kaylan Griffith (WASHU) def. Gabriela Vasquez/Kate Dolan (URW) 8-5

Singles:
1. #37 Rebecca Ho (WASHU) def. #35 Natalie Etchegaray (URW) 6-1, 6-4
2. Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Emily Murnin (URW) 6-2, 6-2
3. Grace Deering (WASHU) def. Lauren Villanueva (URW) 5-7, 6-2, 10-7
4. Elizabeth Johnson (URW) def. Aly Coran (WASHU) 0-6, 6-4, 10-7
5. Kaylan Griffith (WASHU) def. Gabriela Vasquez (URW) 7-6 (7-4), 6-0
6. Kate Lee (WASHU) def. Kate Dolan (URW) 5-7, 6-2, 10-7

Notes:
• All seven of WashU's matches this season have been against teams ranked in the top-25 in NCAA Division III.
• Silverberg's two wins brought her career total to 123, moving her into a tie for sixth with Nida Poosuthasee (1993-97) on WashU's all-time wins list.
• Ho increased her career win total to 106, moving into a tie for 19th with Corinne Rauck (2011-14) on WashU's career leaderboard.
• Sophomore Grace Deering remained unbeaten (6-0) in singles in dual matches this season.

Up Next:
WashU improved to 5-2 on the season with the win, while Redlands dropped to 6-3. The Bears face No. 1 Pomona-Pitzer Colleges at 10 a.m. (PT) Sunday, March 13.