No. 9 WashU Women’s Tennis Sweeps NCAA Division II Bellarmine

No. 9 WashU Women’s Tennis Sweeps NCAA Division II Bellarmine

St. Louis, Mo., March 26, 2016 – The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team recorded its second 9-0 win in as many days with a sweep of NCAA Division II Bellarmine University Saturday at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center.

Senior Jamie Silverberg moved into fourth on WashU's all-time wins leaderboard with her two victories in the match. She now has a career record of 129-61, passing Veronica Cherniak (1988-92) for the Bears' fourth-highest win total.

Match-by-Match Results:
Doubles:
1. Grace Deering/Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Caitlin Hanley/Maggie Walroth (BU) 8-4
2. Aly Coran/Kaylan Griffith (WASHU) def. Marissa Kovach/Mary Elaine Kuo (BU) 8-1
3. Mindy Borovsky/Rebecca Ho (WASHU) def. Sydney Landers/Sydney Thompson (BU) 8-1

Singles:
1. #37 Rebecca Ho (WASHU) def. Maggie Walroth (BU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Jamie Silverberg (WASHU) def. Caitlin Hanley (BU), 6-1, 6-2
3. Grace Deering (WASHU) def. Sydney Thompson (BU) 6-3, 6-4
4. Aly Coran (WASHU) def. Marissa Kovach (BU) 6-0, 6-2
5. Kate Lee (WASHU) def. Mairin Cotter (BU) 3-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-6)
6. Lisa Chionis (WASHU) def. Bess Fley (BU) 6-0, 6-1

Notes:
• WashU improved to 3-0 at home this season.
• The Bears swept doubles for the fifth time this season.
• Senior Aly Coran passed Nida Poosuthasee (1993-97) for seventh on WashU's all-time career wins list (124).
• Junior Rebecca Ho improved her career record to 113-36, moving past Tara Salamone (1991-95) for 16th on the Bears' wins leaderboard.

Up Next:
WashU improved to 8-5 with the win, while Bellarmine dropped to 6-6. The Bears return to action at the Madison Invitational Friday-Saturday, April 1-2, in Madison, Wis.