No. 11 WashU Falls to No. 1 Emory in ITA Indoor Semifinals

Photo submitted by the ITA
Photo submitted by the ITA

Murfreesboro, Tenn., March 3, 2017 – The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team suffered an 8-1 loss to No. 1 Emory University in the semifinals of the 2017 ITA Division III National Team Indoor Championship Saturday in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Senior Rebecca Ho picked up the lone victory for WashU at No. 1 singles, upsetting No. 1 ranked Bridget Harding 5-7, 6-2, 6-3.

Emory improved to 3-1 with the win, while WashU fell to 3-3.

Match-by-Match Results

Doubles:
1. #1 Bridget Harding/Katarina Su (EMORY) def. #3 Rebecca Ho/Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 8-2
2. Paula Castro/Daniela Lopez (EMORY) def. Grace Deering/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 8-1
3. Michelle Satterfield/Michelle DeMeo (EMORY) def. Mindy Borovsky/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 8-2

Singles:
1. #4 Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. #1 Bridget Harding (EMORY) 5-7, 6-2, 6-3
2. #12 Michelle Satterfield (EMORY) def. Grace Deering (WASHUW) 6-2, 6-2
3. #22 Daniela Lopez (EMORY) def. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-3
4. #27 Katarina Su (EMORY) def. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-1
5. Melissa Goodman (EMORY) def. Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 2-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-4)
6. Michelle DeMeo (EMORY) def. Libby Jubas (WASHUW) 7-5, 6-1

Notes:
• The Bears were swept in doubles for the second time this season.
• Ho has won seven-straight singles matches and is 15-1 this season.
• WashU is 2-3 against nationally-ranked teams. 

Up Next: WashU takes on No. 10 University of Chicago in the third-place match at 8:30 a.m. The Maroons lost to No. 6 Pomona-Pitzer Colleges 6-3 in the semifinals.