No. 10 WashU Notches Two Ranked Wins at Midwest Invite

No. 10 WashU Notches Two Ranked Wins at Midwest Invite

Madison, Wis., April 7, 2017 – The No. 10-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team advanced to the championship match of the 2017 Midwest Invitational with a pair of ranked wins Friday in Madison, Wis. 

The Bears defeated No. 23 Hope College 6-3 in the opener, and then posted a 6-3 victory over No. 35 Gustavus Adolphus College in the nightcap. WashU extended its winning streak to four matches and improved its overall record to 9-6.

#10 WashU 6, #23 Hope 3
Doubles:
1. #3 Rebecca Ho/Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) def. Nancy Benda/Quincey Glupker (HOPE) 8-6
2. Grace Deering/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) def. Taylor LaBarge/Amanda Bandrowski (HOPE) 9-8 (7-5)
3. Claire Hallock/Christin Drozd (HOPE) def. Mindy Borovsky/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 9-7

Singles:
1. #4 Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. #50 Nancy Benda (HOPE) 6-3, 6-1
2. Amanda Bandrowski (HOPE) def. Grace Deering (WASHUW) 6-3, 4-6, 10-3
3. Claire Hallock (HOPE) def. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) 6-2, 6-1
4. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Erin LaBarge (HOPE) 6-3, 6-0
5. Kate Lee (WASHUW) def. Quincey Glupker (HOPE) 4-6, 7-5, 10-6
6. Libby Jubas (WASHUW) def. Natalie Rahrig (HOPE) 6-4, 7-5

#10 WashU 6, #35 Gustavus Adolphus 3
Doubles:
1. #3 Rebecca Ho/Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) def. #20 Michaela Schulz/Ally Baker (GACW) 8-5
2. Lisa Chionis/Grace Deering (WASHUW) def. Briana Hartmann/Cal Carlson (GACW) 8-1
3. Lilly Hartman/Katie Aney (GACW) def. Mindy Borovsky/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 8-3

Singles:
1. #4 Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. Michaela Schulz (GACW) 6-1, 6-2
2. Ally Baker (GACW) def. Grace Deering (WASHUW) 6-3, 3-6, 10-8
3. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Briana Hartmann (GACW) 6-2, 6-3
4. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) def. Cal Carlson (GACW) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)
5. Katie Aney (GACW) def. Libby Jubas (WASHUW) 6-3, 6-1
6. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Lilly Hartman (GACW) 6-4, 6-0

Notes:
• The Bears are 6-6 against ranked teams this season.
• Ho improved to 22-2 in singles, and is 10 wins shy of the all-time WashU record.
• Deering is seven wins of the 100-win club.
• Griffith is nine wins shy of the 100-win club.
• Head coach Kelly Stahlhuth picked up career win number 180 against Hope.

Up Next: WashU takes on No. 8 University of Chicago on Saturday at 8 a.m. in the championship match of the Madison Invitational.