Johns Hopkins Shuts Out Washington College, 9-0
• Score: #14 Johns Hopkins-9, Washington College-0
• Records: JHU (14-5, 9-0 CC) • WC (10-6, 6-3 CC)
• Location: Baltimore, MD • JHU Tennis Courts
• The Short Story: The 14th-ranked Johns Hopkins women’s tennis team remained unbeaten in Centennial Conference play with a 9-0 win over Washington College Wednesday night.
How it Happened
• Hopkins swept the doubles matches to jump out to a 3-0 lead over Washington College. Seniors Mikey Barthelmass and Ashnaa Rao beat Julie Lazer and Rachel Martinez, 9-7, at first.
• Senior Jody Law and junior Caroline Greydak won 8-3 at second over Krista Filiopoulos and MP Hubert. Freshman Sophia Strickland and sophomore Kimberly Zou did not lose a game as they beat Mariah Thomas and Paige Rebstock at third.
• The Blue Jays completed the shutout by sweeping the singles matches in straight sets. Law beat Lazer 6-3, 6-2 at first singles while Zou won 6-1, 6-2 over Martinez at second.
• Sophomore Chrissy Simon lost just one game in her win over Filiopoulos at third. Senior Anna Kankanala topped Hubert 6-1, 6-4 at fourth.
• Senior Amanda Soo Ping Chow clinched the win for Hopkins as she dropped just one game in her win over Thomas at fifth. Sophomore Katie Gauch needed just 14 games to defeat Rebstock 6-1, 6-1 at sixth.
What it Means
• Johns Hopkins improves to 24-11 all-time against Washington College and has now won 17 straight in the series.
• Tonight’s win sets the stage for a showdown with 40th-ranked Swarthmore with the number one seed and the right to host the Centennial Conference Championship on the line.
For the Record
• Kankanala earned her 63rd total win in Centennial Conference regular season matches. She is now tied for second in school history and is two shy of tying Brittany Matava’s record of 65. Kankanala also moved into a tie for 12th with 81 career wins.
• Law moved into a tie for 15th in program history with her 37th career singles win. She is also tied for 17th with 38 doubles wins.
• Barthelmass is now tied for 12th with 40 career doubles wins. Rao moved into a tie for 10th as she earned her 82nd total win.
• Hopkins travels to the Main Line to take on Swarthmore on Saturday. The Centennial Conference match is slated for a 1:00 pm start.