Nicholasville, Ky., Feb. 22, 2020 – The No. 20-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team suffered a 5-4 loss to No. 23 Washington & Lee University Saturday in the first of three matches at Top Seed Tennis Club in Nicholasville, Ky.
Washington and Lee improved to 4-0 with the win, while WashU dropped to 0-2.
1. Taylor Garcia/Lily Horsley (WLUW) def. Ally Persky/Leslie Ligier (WASHUW) 8-3
2. Laurel Wanger/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Valerie Marshall/Becket Waters (WLUW) 8-7
3. Marta Mikos/Claire Lacksen (WLUW) def. Emma Sass/Divya Sharma (WASHUW) 8-4
1. Ally Persky (WASHUW) def. Marta Mikos (WLUW) 6-3, 7-5
2. #44 Taylor Garcia (WLUW) def. Divya Sharma (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-1
3. Valerie Marshall (WLUW) def. Leslie Ligier (WASHUW) 6-2, 6-2
4. Lily Horsley (WLUW) def. Laurel Wanger (WASHUW) 7-5, 7-6 (7-1)
5. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Becket Waters (WLUW) 6-0, 6-2
6. Zoe Park (WASHUW) def. Gabby Moore (WLUW) 3-6, 6-2, 10-6
• WashU has trailed after doubles play in both matches this season.
• Tripathy's two wins upped her career total to 70.
UP NEXT: WashU takes on the host Centre College Saturday at 5 p.m. (ET).