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 Completes Successful Day One On Friday
The George Washington men’s tennis team wrapped a successful first day of competition at the Joe Hunt Invitational hosted by Navy on Friday.
Men’s Tennis Opens Fall Play on Friday
The George Washington men’s tennis team begins fall tournament play at the three-day Joe Hunt Invitational, hosted by Navy, on Friday.
Men’s Tennis’ Julius Tverijonas To Compete in Davis Cup
Recent graduate Julius Tverijonas will represent his home nation of Lithuania as a member of its Davis Cup team this weekend at Bastad Tennis Stadium in...
Men’s Tennis’ Fall Schedule Announced
George Washington men’s tennis is slated to compete in three tournaments this fall, head coach David Macpherson announced on Friday.
Men’s Tennis’ Tverijonas and Behun Grab ITA Scholar-Athlete Honors
George Washington men’s tennis’s rising sophomore Jakub Behun and recent graduate Julius Tverijonas achieved Intercollegiate Tennis Association (...
Three Earn All-Conference Honors for Men's Tennis
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -Three Colonials have landed Atlantic 10 men's tennis All-Conference honors for the 2017 season, the league announced on Monday. Senior...
Tverijonas Grabs Final A-10 Player of the Week Nod
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Senior Julius Tverijonas has received the final Atlantic 10 Men's Tennis Player of the Week honor of the season, the league announced on ...
Men's Tennis Bows Out in A-10 Semis
ORLANDO, Fla. - The George Washington men's tennis team ended its Atlantic 10 Championship run in the semifinal round on Saturday, falling to VCU, 4-3, at...