No. 10 Bears Drop Match in California Against No. 17 Wesleyan

No. 10 Bears Drop Match in California Against No. 17 Wesleyan

Claremont, Calif., March 14, 2016 – The No. 10-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team was unable to overcome an early deficit as the Bears lost to No. 17 Wesleyan University (Conn.) 7-2 at The Claremont Club Monday afternoon.

Senior Aly Coran and junior Kaylan Griffith battled to an 8-6 win at No. 3 doubles as WashU trailed 2-1 after doubles. Sophomore Grace Deering added a straight-set win for the Bears at No. 3 singles.

Match-by-Match Results:
Doubles:
1. Eudice Chong/Aashli Budhiraja (WES) def. Grace Deering/Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) 8-2
2. Victoria Yu/Nicole McCann (WES) def. Rebecca Ho/Kate Lee (WASHU) 8-3
3. Aly Coran/Kaylan Griffith (WASHU) def. Dasha Dubinsky/Helen Klass-Warch (WES) 8-6

Singles:
1. #1 Eudice Chong (WES) def. #37 Rebecca Ho (WASHU) 6-1, 6-0
2. #9 Victoria Yu (WES) def. Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) 6-2, 6-3
3. Grace Deering (WASHU) def. Helen Klass-Warch (WES) 7-6 (7-3), 6-0
4. Aashli Budhiraja (WES) def. Aly Coran (WASHU) 6-1, 6-2
5. Nicole McCann (WES) def. Kaylan Griffith (WASHU) 6-0. 6-4
6. Dasha Dubinsky (WES) def. Kate Lee (WASHU) 6-4, 7-6 (9-7)

Notes:
• It was WashU's ninth straight match against teams ranked No. 21 or higher.
• Deering improved to 8-2 in singles this season and 31-8 in her career.

Up Next:
WashU is 5-4 on the season, while Wesleyan improved to 3-0. The Bears return to action Tuesday, March 15, against Kenyon College. The match is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. (PT) in Claremont, Calif.