No. 12 Women’s Tennis Falls to No. 1 Emory in UAA Title Match

No. 12 Women’s Tennis Falls to No. 1 Emory in UAA Title Match

Altamonte Springs, Fla., April 24, 2016 – No. 12-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team suffered a 7-2 loss to No. 1-ranked Emory University in the 2016 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship match Sunday in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

Emory improved to 23-4, while the Bears fell to 15-8. The UAA title for Emory was its fourth-straight and 27th in program history.

Match-by Match Results:
Doubles
1. Jamie Silverberg/Grace Deering (WASHUW) def. Daniela Lopez/Anna Fuhr (EUW) 8-5
2. #2 Bridget Harding/Katarina Su (EUW) def. Rebecca Ho/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 8-5
3. Michelle Satterfield/Paula Castro (EUW) def. Kaylan Griffith/Aly Coran (WASHUW) 8-1

Singles
1. #37 Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. #14 Bridget Harding (EUW) 6-0, 6-1
2. #18 Michelle Satterfield (EUW) def. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-4
3. #3 Taylor Cosme (EUW) def. Grace Deering (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-1
4. #34 Beatrice Rosen (EUW) def. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-0
5. #28 Madison Gordon (EUW) def. Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 6-3, 6-2
6. Paula Castro (EUW) def. Kate Lee (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-0

Notes
• WashU is 10-8 against ranked teams this season.
• Ho moved into sole possession of sixth place in school history with 129 victories.
• Ho has won 12-straight singles matches and is 11-4 against ranked opponents.
• WashU was making its 17th UAA Title match appearance, and first since 2005.

Up Next: The 2016 NCAA Division III Championship Field will be announced on Monday, May 9, at 11 a.m., while the list of individual qualifiers will be announced Wednesday, May 11, at 6 p.m.