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 Edged by Richmond
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's tennis team was edged by Atlantic 10 foe Richmond on Saturday, 4-3, at the GW Tennis Center on the Mount Vernon Campus.
Men's Tennis Triumphs Over George Mason
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's tennis team defeated Revolutionary Rival George Mason on Friday afternoon, 5-2, at the GW Tennis Center on the Mount...
Men's Tennis to Host Pair of A-10 Matches
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's tennis team hosts Revolutionary Rival George Mason on Friday in the season's outdoor home opener at the GW Tennis...
Men's Tennis Triumphs at UNCW
WILMINGTON, N.C. - Senior Julius Tverijonas clinched a tight, 4-3, victory for the George Washington men's tennis team on Sunday afternoon at UNC-Wilmington.
Men's Tennis Visits UNCW on Sunday
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's tennis team returns to competition on Sunday at UNC-Wilmington for a 1 p.m. contest.
Men's Tennis' Tverijonas Named A-10 Player of the Week
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - GW men's tennis' Julius Tverijonas has been named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday.
Men's Tennis Defeats FGCU on Thursday
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The George Washington men's tennis squad won its third-consecutive match with a 5-2 victory at Florida Gulf Coast on Thursday evening.
Men's Tennis Upsets No. 38 South Alabama
BOCA RATON, - Fla. - The George Washington men's tennis team upset No. 38 South Alabama, 4-3, to cap a pair of victories on Wednesday during a stretch of...