No. 13 WashU Falls to No. 8 Wesleyan on Spring Break

No. 13 WashU Falls to No. 8 Wesleyan on Spring Break

Claremont, Calif. March 11, 2018 – The No. 13-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team had its two-match win steak snapped with a 9-0 loss to No. 8 Wesleyan University (Conn.) Monday in Claremont, Calif.

Wesleyan improved to 1-0 with the win, while WashU fell to 4-3. All three of WashU's losses have been to top-20 teams. 

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. #1 Eudice Chong/Victoria Yu (WESWT) def. #6 Grace Deering/Ally Persky (WASHUW) 8-2
2. Polina Kiseleva/Alissa Nakamoto (WESWT) def. Lisa Chionis/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 8-3
3. Helen Klass-Warch/Nicole McCann (WESWT) def. Ashley Lessen/Lily Schroeder (WASHUW) 8-4

Singles:
1. #1 Eudice Chong (WESWT) def. #18 Grace Deering (WASHUW) 6-2, 6-2
2. Victoria Yu (WESWT) def. #17 Ashley Lessen (WASHUW) 6-2, 6-3
3. Aashli Budhiraja (WESWT) def. Ally Persky (WASHUW) 6-3, 6-4
4. Polina Kiseleva (WESWT) def. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-4
5. Alissa Nakamoto (WESWT) def. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 3-6, 6-3, 10-6
6. Helen Klass-Warch (WESWT) def. Laurel Wanger (WASHUW) 6-3, 6-2

Notes:
• WashU is 2-3 against nationally-ranked team this season.
• Chong is the two-time NCAA Division III national champion in singles. 

Up Next:
WashU takes on No. 18 Trinity (Texas) on Tuesday, March 13, at 1 p.m. (ET) in Claremont, Calif.