Doubles Sweep Propels WashU Past No. 33 Southwestern

Doubles Sweep Propels WashU Past No. 33 Southwestern

San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 22, 2019 – The No. 13-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis team used a doubles sweep to propel the Bears past No. 33 Southwestern University (Texas) 6-3 Friday in San Antonio, Texas.

WashU improved to 2-0 with the win, while Southwestern suffered its first loss of the season and dropped to 3-1. 

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. Ally Persky/Lisa Chionis (WASHUW) def. Esther Bowers/Cecile Wilde (SU_WTN) 8-6|
2. Laurel Wanger/Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Mary Cardone/Mariana Quetzeri (SU_WTN) 8-7 (7-5)
3. Divya Sharma/Sanjna Tripathy (WASHUW) def. Nina Elez/Sara Le (SU_WTN) 8-4

Singles:
1. Mary Cardone (SU_WTN) def. Ally Persky (WASHUW) 6-2, 4-6, 10-7
2. Esther Bowers (SU_WTN) def. Ashley Lessen (WASHUW) 7-5, 6-3
3. Divya Sharma (WASHUW) def. Mariana Quetzeri (SU_WTN) 6-1, 1-6, 6-2
4. Brigitte Hodge (WASHUW) def. Nina Elez (SU_WTN) 6-1, 6-1
5. Grace Hederick (WASHUW) def. Cecile Wilde (SU_WTN) 3-6, 7-6, 10-5
6. Stephanie Bartusov (SU_WTN) def. Zoe Park (WASHUW) 7-6 (7-5), 1-6, 12-10 

Notes:
• The Bears swept doubles play for the first time this season
• Sharma and Hodge each won a pair of matches for WashU 

Up Next:
WashU plays a pair of matches Saturday in San Antonio – vs. No. 21 Trinity (Texas) at 9 a.m. and East Texas Baptist at 1 p.m.