CLAREMONT, Calif. -- The Emory Eagles defeated Washington (Mo.) 5-1 on Monday afternoon to advance to the semifinals of the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships at the Bisantz Family Tennis Center.

Emory will now turn its attention toward its semifinal match, scheduled for 6 p.m. ET Tuesday. The Eagles will face Johns Hopkins.

DIII WOMEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
Individuals Championship Recap
Hill: Amherst's Devlin wins fourth doubles title of career
Singles: Emory's Clark cruises to singles crown
Quarterfinal and Semifinal Recap
Hill: Ward makes return trip to doubles championship
Day 1 Recap
Hill: Emory's Clark returns strong in senior year
Championship Recap Gallery
Hill: Emory soars to national championship
Emory brings home national crown
Semifinal Recap
Hill: Amherst battles, will face Emory for championship
Semis: Amherst dethrones defending champ Williams
Semis: Emory returns to final, stays unbeaten vs. DIII
Quarterfinal Recap
Hill: Johns Hopkins does enough to hold on
Quarters: Williams eases by Bowdoin 5-0
Quarters: Law, Johns Hopkins stymies CMS' rally
Quarters: Amherst reaches sixth semifinal in a row
Quarters: Emory breezes by Washington (Mo.)
Hill: Williams looks for seventh title in a row
Brackets: Interactive  Printable
Individual Brackets: Singles Doubles
Emory picked up wins in the first two doubles matches decided, with senior Gabrielle Clark and freshman Michelle Satterfield winning 8-2 in the first match against Rebecca Ho and Carinne Rauck, and sophomores Beatrice Rosen and Madison Gordon claiming an 8-1 win at second doubles versus Aly Coran and Jamie Silverberg. Washington would cut the Eagles' lead to 2-1 with a third-doubles victory, as Betsy Edershile and Hanna Newstadt defeated senior Brenna Kelly and freshman Katarina Su 8-6.

The Eagles would waste little time claiming the three singles matches necessary to clinch the team victory. Rosen pushed Emory's lead to 3-1 with a 6-0, 6-0 win at third singles against Coran, while Clark defeated Silverberg 6-0, 6-0 at first singles. Gordon would secure the team win for the Eagles with a 6-0, 6-1 win at fifth singles versus Edershile.

Emory was a game away from winning two other matches when play was stopped. Freshman Melissa Goodman held a 6-1, 5-2 lead at fourth singles against Theresa Petraskova, while Su was up at sixth singles 6-0, 5-1 against Rauck. At second singles, Satterfield was down in the second set 5-7, 1-1 to Ho.

Emory will be making its sixth consecutive appearance in the NCAA semifinals and its 15th appearance in the program's history. The Eagles improved to 26-2 overall for the season, while the Bears' campaign closed with an overall record of 19-6.