Five Colonials Tabbed ITA Scholar-Athletes
Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
Colonials Fall to Rams, 4-3, Wrap Season at 17-7
Second-Seeded Colonials to Face Top-Seeded VCU on Sunday at 8:30 a.m.
Victory Sets up Rematch With Third-Seeded Charlotte on Saturday at 1 p.m.
GW vs. George Mason (3.30.2013)
GW vs. St. John's (4.06.2013) photo by Nick Wass
2012 Men's Tennis Atlantic 10 Championship
George Washington v Radford
2011-12: Posted an overall singles record of 14-8 and a doubles record of 10-12 during his first season at GW...Competed mainly at the No. 4 singles and No. 3 doubles positions...Owned a 3-1 mark against Atlantic 10 opponents...Helped GW claim its second straight A-10 Championship with a No. 4 singles victory over Charlotte's Paul Cisti and a No. 2 doubles victory with partner Alexander van Gils over La Salle...Named to GW's Athletics Department Academic Dean's List...Named to Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
Prior to GW: Played for two seasons at Virginia Tech...Did not see action during dual match season...Advanced to round 32 at USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional...ITA Scholar-Athlete...ACC Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Under 14 Inter-High School Individual Champion at ITF tournament in Cali, Columbia...Ranked No. 3 in Ecuador in both under-12 and under-14 divisions...Won junior tournaments...finished with 3.8 cumulative GPA.
Personal: Leonardo Andres Lapentti...Born August 17, 1990 in Guayaquil, Ecuador...Son of Maria Cecilia Gomez de Lapentti and Nicolas Lapentti Carrion...Youngest of five kids...Two older brothers, Nicolas and Giovanni, are both professional tennis players...Has two older sisters, Maria Cecilia and Carolina...Aspires to return to Ecuador to take over family business.
Men’s Tennis Edges Richmond, 4-3
RICHMOND – The George Washington men’s tennis squad continued its recent success in Richmond on Sunday afternoon, topping the Spiders, 4-3, to...
Men’s Tennis Downs Saint Francis
WASHINGTON – The George Washington men’s tennis team nearly swept the visiting Saint Francis (Pa.) Red Flash, 6-1, at the Trump National Golf...
Men’s Tennis Set for Pair of Local Opponents
SERVING FIRST: The George Washington men’s tennis team will open weekend play by making the short trip to face local foe Georgetown on Friday at 10 a.m...
Men’s Tennis Returns to Action on Friday
SERVING FIRST: After taking a week hiatus, the George Washington men’s tennis team returns to action on Friday when it welcomes Saint Francis (Pa.) to ...
Men’s Tennis Drops 5-2 Decision to Davidson
WASHINGTON – The George Washington men’s tennis team dropped a 5-2 decision to Davidson on Sunday afternoon to close out its weekend homestand at...
Men’s Tennis Defeats Saint Joseph’s in A-10 Opener
WASHINGTON – The George Washington men’s tennis squad opened this conference slate with a 5-2 victory over Saint Joseph’s on Saturday...
Men’s Tennis to Host Pair of Conference Squads
SERVING FIRST: The George Washington men’s tennis team returns to action this weekend by hosting a pair of Atlantic 10 opponents. The Colonials will...
Men’s Tennis Caps Road Swing in Florida with Victory Over Bethune-Cookman
TAMPA, Fla. – The George Washington men’s tennis squad closed out their four-match road trip in Florida with a 5-2 victory over Bethune-Cookman...