Chattanooga, Tenn., March 4, 2018 – The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team snapped a two-match losing streak with a 5-0 victory over No. 13 Johns Hopkins University Sunday at the 2018 ITA National Division III Team Indoor Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn.
WashU improved to 3-2 with the win, while Johns Hopkins dropped to 0-4.
1. #6 Grace Deering/Ally Persky (WASHUW) def. Sophia Strickland/Anjie Kashyap (JHUW) 8-6
2. Ashley Lessen/Lily Schroeder (WASHUW) def. Kimberly Zou/Dhanya Asokumar (JHUW) 8-3
3. Lisa Chionis/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Margo Gerke/Katie Gauch (JHUW) 8-5
1. #18 Grace Deering (WASHUW) vs. #27 Anjie Kashyap (JHUW) 6-4, 1-2, unfinished
2. #17 Ashley Lessen (WASHUW) vs. Sophia Strickland (JHUW) 6-3, 4-3, unfinished
3. Ally Persky (WASHUW) vs. Kimberly Zou (JHUW) 4-6, unfinished
4. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Katie Gauch (JHUW) 6-2, 6-3
5. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) vs. Dhanya Asokumar (JHUW) 6-2, 3-4, unfinished
6. Libby Jubas (WASHUW) def. Chrissy Simon (JHUW) 6-2, 7-5
• Deering and Persky improved to 11-3 in doubles
• The Bears are 2-2 against ranked teams this year
• Head coach Kelly Stahlhuth is now 11 wins shy of 200 for her career.
WashU opens its Spring Break road trip on Sunday, March 11, against Chapman University. The match is set to begin at 3 p.m. (ET) in Orange, Calif.