No. 11 WashU Rallies for 5-4 Win at No. 23 Trinity

No. 11 WashU Rallies for 5-4 Win at No. 23 Trinity

San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 25, 2017 – Senior Kaylan Griffith picked up a three-set win over a nationally-ranked opponent to clinch a 5-4 victory for the No. 11 Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis at No. 23 Trinity University (Texas) Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.

The Bears suffered a 7-2 loss to No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College in the opening match of the day. WashU is 2-2 after the split on Saturday.

#5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 7, #11 WashU 2
Doubles:
1. Lindsay Brown/Nicole Tan (CMSW) def. #4 Rebecca Ho/Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 8-5
2. Jessie Cruz/Kyla Scott (CMSW) def. Lisa Chionis/Grace Deering (WASHUW) 9-7
3. Catherine Allen/Madison Shea (CMSW) def. Mindy Borovsky/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 8-3

Singles:
1. #3 Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. #23 Kyla Scott (CMSW) 6-3, 7-6 (7-2)
2. Nicole Tan (CMSW) def. Grace Deering (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-2
3. #14 Catherine Allen (CMSW) def. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-2
4. Jessie Cruz (CMSW) def. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-0
5. Lindsay Brown (CMSW) def. Libby Jubas (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Bria Smith (CMSW) 6-4, 6-3

#11 WashU 5, #23 Trinity (Texas) 4
Doubles:
1. #4 Rebecca Ho/Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) def. Marie Lutz/Zoe Kaffen (TUW) 8-5
2. Liza Southwick/Mary Kaffen (TUW) def. Grace Deering/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 8-6
3. Mindy Borovsky/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Cheyenne Duncan/Caroline Kutach (TUW) 8-2

Singles:
1. #3 Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. #29 Liza Southwick (TUW) 6-0, 6-1
2. #50 Caroline Kutach (TUW) def. Grace Deering (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-0
3. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) def. #30 Marie Lutz (TUW) 6-2, 3-6, 7-5
4. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Zoe Kaffen (TUW) 6-3, 6-4
5. Mary Kaffen (TUW) def. Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 6-3, 6-2
6. Andrea De Leon (TUW) def. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 6-4, 6-1

Notes:
• Ho moved into a tie for second place on the all-time wins list (157) with Laura Greenberg (2001-04)
• Ho has won five-straight singles matches and is 13-1 this season.
• WashU is 1-2 against nationally-ranked teams this season. 

Up Next: WashU takes on No. 12 Carnegie Mellon on Friday, March 3, in the opening round of the 2017 ITA National Team Indoor Championships in Murfreesboro, Tenn.