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.
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
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
• 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.
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.