No. 16 WashU Falls to No. 11 Kenyon at Madison Invite

No. 16 WashU Falls to No. 11 Kenyon at Madison Invite

Madison, Wis., April 5, 2019 – The No. 16-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team suffered a 6-3 loss to No. No. 11 Kenyon College Friday in the semifinals of the Madison Invitational Friday in Madison, Wis.

Kenyon won its ninth-straight match to improve to 12-2, while WashU dropped to 5-9. The Lords and Ladies won both matches against WashU this season. 

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. Erika Oku/Maggie Sweeney (KENW) def. Ally Persky/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) 8-6
2. Daria Beshentseva/Ilana Blackwood (KENW) def. Ashley Lessen/Laurel Wanger (WASHUW) 8-7 (7-3)
3. Stephanie Ren/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Annie Reiner/Kayla Pukys (KENW) 8-4

Singles:
1. Erika Oku (KENW) def. Ally Persky (WASHUW) 6-3, 6-4
2. Daria Beshentseva (KENW) def. Divya Sharma (WASHUW) 6-0, 6-3
3. Ilana Blackwood (KENW) def. Ashley Lessen (WASHUW) 6-4, 6-4
4. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Maggie Sweeney (KENW) 3-6, 6-1, 14-12
5. Kayla Pukys (KENW) def. Laurel Wanger (WASHUW) 6-1, 2-6, 10-6
6. Zoe Park (WASHUW) def. Annie Reiner (KENW) 6-4, 7-5 

Notes:
• WashU is 3-8 against ranked teams this season
• Park has won three-straight singles matches
• Ren and Tripathy has won three-straight doubles matches 

Up Next:
WashU takes on No. 27 Denison in the third-place match Saturday at 10:30 a.m.