No. 11 WashU Battles Past No. 39 Carleton

No. 11 WashU Battles Past No. 39 Carleton

Cedar Rapid, Iowa, Feb. 24, 2018 – The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team picked up its first win of the season over a ranked opponent with an 8-1 victory against No. 39 Carleton College Saturday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 

WashU improved to 2-0 with the win, while Carleton fell to 3-2.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. #6 Grace Deering/Ally Persky (WASHUW) def. Zoe Park/Danielle Vasiliev (CAR) 8-2
2. Ashley Lessen/Lily Schroeder (WASHUW) def. Kristina Conrad/Alana Danieu (CAR) 8-3
3. Lisa Chionis/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Faith Yim/Molly Smith (CAR) 8-3 

Singles:
1. #18 Grace Deering (WASHUW) def. Zoe Park (CAR) 6-2, 6-2
2. #17 Ashley Lessen (WASHUW) def. Danielle Vasiliev (CAR) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)
3. Ally Persky (WASHUW) def. Kristina Conrad (CAR) 6-4, 6-1
4. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Alana Danieu (CAR) 6-2, 6-2
5. Elizabeth Yim (CAR) def. Libby Jubas (WASHUW) 1-6, 7-6 (7-3), 1-0 (10-7)
6. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Madeline Prins (CAR) 6-2, 6-4

Notes:
• Deering moved into a tie for 13th place on the all-time wins list (116)
• The Bears are 6-0 this season in doubles
• Deering and Persky improved to 9-2 in doubles this year.

Up Next:
WashU takes on No. 10 Carnegie Mellon University on Friday, March 2, in the opening round of the 2018 ITA National Team Indoor Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn.