Women’s Tennis Falls to No. 1 Emory in NCAA Quarterfinals

Women’s Tennis Falls to No. 1 Emory in NCAA Quarterfinals

INTERVIEW/HIGHLIGHTS

Kalamazoo, Mich., May 23, 2016 – The No. 10-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team saw its season come to an end with a 5-0 loss to No. 1 Emory University in the 2016 NCAA Division III Quarterfinals Monday at Stowe Stadium on the campus of Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Mich.

WashU, who was making its fourth NCAA quarterfinal appearance, ended its season with a 17-9 record. Emory, who advanced to its eight-straight Final Four, improved its record to 17-9.

"It was wonderful to get back to Kalamazoo and was a great day for tennis," said head coach Kelly Stahlhuth. "When we started way back with our goals, making the Elite 8 was one of the them. We were here and its everything we thought it would be. It was great for the younger players to see what this experience is all about." 

WashU's senior class of Aly Coran, Jamie Silverberg and Erin Wong concluded their career with a 70-29 (.707) overall record, and led the Bears to three NCAA Quarterfinal appearances.

"Jamie and Aly have been there from the beginning," Stahlhuth added. "They fought hard and hated to lose. They were willing to do everything they could for the team."

Following the team championship, junior Rebecca Ho will compete in the singles championship on Thursday-Saturday, May 26-28.

Match-by Match Results:
Doubles
1. Anna Fuhr/Madison Gordon (EUW) def. Grace Deering/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 8-5
2. #2 Bridget Harding/Katarina Su (EUW) def. Lisa Chionis/Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) 8-0
3. Paula Castro/Michelle Satterfield (EUW) def. Aly Coran/Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 8-5

Singles
1. #14 Bridget Harding (EUW) def. #37 Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-3
2. Michelle Satterfield (EUW) def. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-2
3. #34 Beatrice Rosen (EUW) vs. Grace Deering (WASHUW) 6-3, 3-0, unfinished
4. #28 Madison Gordon (EUW) vs. Aly Coran (WASHUW) 6-2, 3-2, unfinished
5. Katarina Su (EUW) vs. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 6-0, 3-3, unfinished
6. Daniela Lopez (EUW) vs. Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 6-6, unfinished

Notes

• The Bears are 13-17 (.433) in 17 career NCAA appearances.
• WashU lost all three matches against Emory this season.
• Silverberg ranks fourth on the all-time wins list (139), while Coran is fifth (132).
• Wong posted a 20-12 all-time record.
• The Bears were 12-9 against ranked teams this season.