No. 12 WashU Battles No. 3 Amherst on Spring Break

No. 12 WashU Battles No. 3 Amherst on Spring Break

Orlando, Fla., March 12, 2019 – Playing its fourth top-10 opponent in the last 12 days, the No. 12-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team suffered a 7-2 loss to No. 3 Amherst College Tuesday in Orlando. 

Amherst remained undefeated at 4-0, while WashU dropped its fourth-straight match and fell to 4-6.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. Jackie Bukzin/Jen Chen (AMH) def. Ally Persky/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 8-3
2. Camille Smukler/Anya Ramras (AMH) def. Sanjna Tripathy/Laurel Wanger (WASHUW) 8-2
3. Stephanie Ren/Divya Sharma (WASHUW) def. Claire Evans/Anya Ivenitsky (AMH) 8-3 

Singles:
1. #3 Jackie Bukzin (AMH) def. Ally Persky (WASHUW) 6-1, 5-7, 10-7
2. Camille Smukler (AMH) def. Divya Sharma (WASHUW) 5-7, 6-4, 10-6
3. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Anya Ivenitsky (AMH) 7-5, 6-3
4. Maggie Owensby (AMH) def. Laurel Wanger (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-2
5. #16 Claire Evans (AMH) def. Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 6-2, 6-2
6. Camilla Trapness (AMH) def. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) 6-3, 6-3 

Notes:
• WashU is 2-5 against ranked teams this season 
• Persky played her seventh ranked opponent in singles this season

Up Next:
WashU closes out its Spring Break trip against No. 22 Kenyon on Wednesday, March 13 at 11:30 a.m. (ET).