No. 12 WashU Women's Tennis Nets 23rd-Straight Home Win

No. 12 WashU Women's Tennis Nets 23rd-Straight Home Win

St. Louis, Mo., April 15, 2016 – The No. 12-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team posted a 6-3 victory over No. 21 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in its final regular season match Friday at Dwight Davis Tennis Center in Forest Park. 

WashU improved to 13-7 with the win, while UW-Whitewater fell to 20-4.

Prior to the match, WashU unveiled the new 74' long x 10' high Putterman Scoreboard at the Tao Tennis Center.

Match-by Match Results:
Doubles
1. #16 Megan Humphreys/Bridgid McGuire (UWW-W) def. Grace Deering/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 9-8 (7-4)
2. Rebecca Ho/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) def. #9 Alicia Beck/Jillian Wallace (UWW-W) 8-4
3. Kaylan Griffith/Aly Coran (WASHUW) def. Alexandra Talyansky/Gabi Kitchell (UWW-W) 8-6

Singles
1. #37 Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. #5 Megan Humphreys (UWW-W) 6-3, 6-1
2. #17 Gabi Kitchell (UWW-W) def. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-2
3. Grace Deering (WASHUW) def. Bridgid McGuire (UWW-W) 6-4, 6-3
4. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) def. Alexandra Talyansky (UWW-W) 7-5, 6-3
5. Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) def. Jillian Wallace (UWW-W) 6-4, 6-2
6. Alicia Beck (UWW-W) def. Kate Lee (WASHUW) 1-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-8)

Notes
• UW-Whitewater defeated WashU 5-4 on April 2 at the Midwest Invitational
• WashU is 8-7 against ranked teams this season.
• The win for Deering was the 75th of her career.
• Ho increased her singles win total to 70 and her career total to 125.
• The Bears have won 23-straight home matches dating back to the 2012-13 season.

Up Next: WashU competes in the 2016 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship April 22-24 in Altamonte Springs, Fla.