WashU Falls to No. 1 Emory in Semis at UAAs

WashU Falls to No. 1 Emory in Semis at UAAs

Altamonte Springs, Fla., April 28, 2018– No. 4 seed Washington University in St. Louis dropped a 9-0 decision to No. 1 seed Emory University in the semifinals of the 2018 University Athletic Association (UAA) Women's Tennis Championship Saturday in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

Emory won its fifth-straight match to improve to 12-4, while WashU had its four-match win streak snapped and fell to 13-6. 

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. #2 Ysabel Gonzalez-Rico/Bridget Harding (EUW) def. #6 Grace Deering/Ally Persky (WASHUW) 8-1
2. Anna Fuhr/Stephanie Taylor (EUW) def. Sanjna Tripathy/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 8-2
3. Daniela Lopez/Katie Chang (EUW) def. Brigitte Hodge/Ashley Lessen (WASHUW) 8-6

Singles:
1. #2 Ysabel Gonzalez-Rico (EUW) def. #18 Grace Deering (WASHUW) 6-2, 6-3
2. #7 Bridget Harding (EUW) def. #17 Ashley Lessen (WASHUW) 6-3, 6-4
3. #28 Daniela Lopez (EUW) def. Ally Persky (WASHUW) 6-3, 6-0
4. Anna Fuhr (EUW) def. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) 6-4, 6-4
5. Defne Olcay (EUW) def. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-3
6. #50 Stephanie Taylor (EUW) def. Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 6-2, 6-2 

Notes:
• WashU was swept in doubles for the third time this season
• The Bears are 9-6 against nationally-ranked teams this year 

Up Next:
WashU takes on No. 2 seed and No. 9-ranked Carnegie Mellon University in the third-place match Sunday at 9 a.m. (ET).