WashU Snaps Losing Skid with Win Over No. 13 Johns Hopkins

WashU Snaps Losing Skid with Win Over No. 13 Johns Hopkins

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.

Match-by-Match Results
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. 

Up Next:
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.