Greencastle, Ind. March 24, 2017 – Junior Grace Deering picked up a pair of victories to increase her career win total to 90 as the No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team posted a 7-2 win at No. 30 DePauw University Friday in Greencastle, Ind.
WashU snapped a two-match losing streak and improved to 6-6, while DePauw fell to 6-6. The Bears have played nine of their last 10 matches against ranked teams, including six in the top-10.
1. #3 Rebecca Ho/Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) def. Maddie Lee/Gretchen Wilder (DPUW) 8-5
2. Grace Deering/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) def. #22 Alyssa Seneviratne/Meredith Breda (DPUW) 9-7
3. Megan Galle/Sarah Wilder (DPUW) def. Mindy Borovsky/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 8-6
1. #4 Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. Maddie Lee (DPUW) 6-3, 6-3
2. Grace Deering (WASHUW) def. Gretchen Wilder (DPUW) 6-4, 6-2
3. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) def. Ali Bush (DPUW) 4-6, 6-3, 10-4
4. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Colleen Morris (DPUW) 6-4, 6-2
5. Alyssa Seneviratne (DPUW) def. Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 2-6, 7-5, 10-7
6. Kate Lee (WASHUW) def. Megan Galle (DPUW) 6-3, 6-2
• WashU is 4-6 against ranked teams this season.
• Ho improved to 19-2 in singles, including 6-1 against ranked opponents
• Ho upped her career win total to 167, 16 shy of the all-time school record
• Deering is 10 wins shy of becoming the 25th member of the 100-win club
Up Next: WashU returns to action with a pair of matches on Saturday, March 25. The Bears host Coe College at Noon and travels to Webster University at 4 p.m.