Greencastle, Ind., Feb. 15, 2015 – The No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team won four of six singles matches to earn a 5-4 win at No. 11 DePauw University Sunday afternoon.
After dropping two of three doubles matches, the Bears got singles victories by sophomore Rebecca Ho, freshman Grace Deering, senior Hanna Newstadt and sophomore Kaylan Griffith to rally for the 5-4 win.
1. Maggie MacPhail/Claire Marshall (DPUW) def. Rebecca Ho/Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 8-5
2. Grace Deering/Hanna Newstadt (WASHUW) def. Kaitlin Pickrel/Julie Wittwer (DPUW) 8-6
3. Carolyn Huerth/Taylor Mahr (DPUW) def. Aly Coran/Kate Lee (WASHUW) 8-6
1. Rebecca Ho (WASHUW) def. Claire Marshall (DPUW) 6-1, 6-1
2. Maggie MacPhail (DPUW) def. Jamie Silverberg (WASHUW) 6-2, 5-7, 6-3
3. Taylor Mahr (DPUW) def. Aly Coran (WASHUW) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
4. Grace Deering (WASHUW) def. Julie Wittwer (DPUW) 6-4, 6-1
5. Hanna Newstadt (WASHUW) def. Kaitlin Pickrel (DPUW) 6-4, 6-1
6. Kaylan Griffith (WASHUW) def. Maddie Lee (DPUW) 6-2, 2-6, 6-1
• Washington U. has won seven of the last 10 meetings between the two teams, including each of the last four.
• Deering and Newstadt improved to 4-1 as a doubles team this season.
Up Next: Washington U. (2-0) returns to Greencastle, Ind., to compete in the ITA Division III National Team Indoor Championships Feb. 27-March 1. The Bears begin play at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships against No. 17 Skidmore College at 10 a.m. (ET) Friday, Feb. 27.