No. 13 WashU Opens Spring Break with Win at Chapman

No. 13 WashU Opens Spring Break with Win at Chapman

Orange, Calif., March 11, 2018 – The No. 13-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team opened its 2018 Spring Break Trip with a 7-2 win at Chapman University Sunday in Orange, Calif.

WashU improved to 4-2 with the victory, while Chapman lost its fifth-straight match and fell to 1-5.

Senior Grace Deering picked up a pair of wins to move into a tie for 11th all-time in school history with 120. Deering is just two victories shy of cracking the top-10. 

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. #6 Grace Deering/Ally Persky (WASHUW) def. Isabella Oederkerk/Vasilia Trofimova (CUW) 8-1
2. Alisa Organovich/Jordan Craft (CUW) def. Ashley Lessen/Lily Schroeder (WASHUW) 8-5
3. Sanjna Tripathy/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) def. Madison Ross/Anna Kaplan (CUW) 8-2 

Singles:
1. #18 Grace Deering (WASHUW) def. Isabella Oederkerk (CUW) 6-3, 6-4
2. #17 Ashley Lessen (WASHUW) def. Madison Ross (CUW) 6-1, 6-4
3. Ally Persky (WASHUW) def. Alisa Organovich (CUW) 6-4, 6-1
4. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Jordan Craft (CUW) 7-5, 6-2
5. Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Vasilia Trofimova (CUW) 6-3, 6-7, 6-0
6. Anna Kaplan (CUW) def. Kate Lee (WASHUW) 6-1, 6-1

Notes:
• Deering and Persky improved to 12-3 in doubles
• Tripathy and Chionis have won three-straight matches at No. 3 and are 7-2
• Head coach Kelly Stahlhuth is 10 wins shy of 200 for her career. 

Up Next:
WashU takes on No. 8 Wesleyan (Conn.) Monday, March 12, at 11:30 a.m. (PT) in the first of three matches against top-20 opponents.