Doubles Sweep Propels No. 10 Bears to 8-1 Win Over Kenyon

Doubles Sweep Propels No. 10 Bears to 8-1 Win Over Kenyon

Claremont, Calif., March 15, 2016 – The No. 10-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team swept doubles for the third time this season and second time this week en route to an 8-1 win over Kenyon College Tuesday.

Match-by-Match Results:
Doubles:
1. Grace Deering/Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Diana Aboubakare/Samantha Murphy (KEN) 8-4
2. Mindy Borovsky/Rebecca Ho (WASHU) def. Maggie Sweeney/Grace Winslow (KEN) 8-5
3. Aly Coran/Kaylan Griffith (WASHU) def. Jenna Murray/Annie Reiner (KEN) 8-2

Singles:
1. #37 Rebecca Ho (WASHU) def. Diana Aboubakare (KEN) 6-3, 6-4
2. Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Maggie Sweeney (KEN) 6-0, 6-0
3. Aly Coran (WASHU) def. Jenna Murray (KEN) 6-0, 6-0
4. Samantha Murphy (KEN) def. Kate Lee (WASHU) 2-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-6)
5. Lisa Chionis (WASHU) def. Grace Winslow (KEN) 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 1-0 (10-7)
6. Brigitte Hodge (WASHU) def. Annie Reiner (KEN) 6-1, 6-1

Notes:
• It was WashU's first match this season against an unranked team.
• Senior Jamie Silverberg became the sixth player in school history to reach 125 career wins.
• Senior Aly Coran increased her career win total to 120, tying Kacie Cook (2001-05) and Shilpa Reddy (1998-02) for ninth on WashU's all-time wins list.
• Junior Rebecca Ho moved into a tie for 18th with Elise Sambol (2007-11) on the all-time wins leaderboard with 109 career victories.

Up Next:
WashU improved to 6-4 on the season with the win, while Kenyon dropped to 3-5. The Bears finish their five-match road trip to California by taking on No. 8 Bowdoin College at 1 p.m. (PT) Wednesday at the Indian Ridge Country Club in Palm Springs, Calif.