Deering Moves up All-Time List in Win Against DePauw

Deering Moves up All-Time List in Win Against DePauw

St. Louis, Mo., April 21, 2018– The No. 12-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team recorded a 9-0 victory over DePauw University Saturday in its final regular-match of the 2017-18 season at Tao Tennis Center in St. Louis.

WashU improved to 12-5 with the win, while DePauw fell to 7-12.

Senior Grace Deering picked up two victories to increase her career win total to 133, moving past Aly Coran (2012-16) into sixth place in school history. 

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. #6 Ally Persky/Grace Deering (WASHUW) def. Megan Galle/Sarah Wilder (DPUW) 8-3
2. Lisa Chionis/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Colleen Morris/Ali Bush (DPUW) 8-5
3. Brigitte Hodge/Ashley Lessen (WASHUW) def. Meredith Breda/Grace Haigh (DPUW) 8-1

Singles:
1. #18 Grace Deering (WASHUW) def. Colleen Morris (DPUW) 6-0, 6-1
2. #17 Ashley Lessen (WASHUW) def. Megan Galle (DPUW) 4-6, 6-4, 11-9
3. Ally Persky (WASHUW) def. Meredith Breda (DPUW) 6-2, 6-1
4. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Ali Bush (DPUW) 6-2, 6-3
5. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Sarah Wilder (DPUW) 6-3, 6-2
6. Grace Hederick (WASHUW) def. Grace Haigh (DPUW) 6-2, 6-1

Notes:
• Head coach Kelly Stahlhuthis two wins shy of 200 for her career
• Persky has won nine-straight singles matches and is 14-3 this season
• The Bears have swept doubles play eight times this season  

Up Next:
WashU returns to action on Friday-Sunday, April 27-29, at the 2018 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship in Altamonte Springs, Fla.