No. 11 WashU Upsets No. 7 Amherst in California

No. 11 WashU Upsets No. 7 Amherst in California

Claremont, Calif., March 14, 2017 – The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team picked up its biggest win of the season with a 5-4 victory over No. 7 Amherst College Tuesday in Claremont, Calif.

WashU improved to 5-4 with the win, while Amherst fell to 0-3.

"Today was a solid team win," said head coach Kelly Stahlhuth. "Our Bears fought hard together to get to that victory! I am so proud of our Women's Tennis Team."

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. Kelsey Chen/Camille Smukler (AMHERST) def. #4 Rebecca Ho/Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 9-7
2. Grace Deering/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) def. Avery Wagman/Anya Ivenitsky (AMHERST) 8-6
3. Sanjna Tripathy/Mindy Borovsky (WASHUW) def. Joanna Booth/Kelly Yang (AMHERST) 8-6

Singles:
1. #4 Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. #34 Camille Smukler (AMHERST) 6-1, 7-5
2. Kelsey Chen (AMHERST) def. Grace Deering (WASHUW) 6-3, 7-6 (9-7)
3. Anya Ivenitsky (AMHERST) def. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 7-6 (7-5), 6-1
4. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Claire Carpenter (AMHERST) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)
5. Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) def. Avery Wagman (AMHERST) 6-4, 6-1
6. Megan Adamo (AMHERST) def. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)

Notes:
• WashU is 3-4 against ranked teams this season.
• Ho has won nine-straight singles matches and is 17-1 this season.
• Tripathy and Borovsky has won three-straight doubles matches and is 6-2 at No. 3.
• Chionis won both matches to up her career win total to 30.

Up Next: WashU takes on No. 8 Wesleyan (Conn.) on Wednesday, March 14, at Noon (PT) in Claremont, Calif.