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.
Fletcher, Afanasev Sweep A-10 Weekly Honors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - George Washington men's tennis has swept Atlantic 10 weekly awards, with junior Chris Fletcher earning Player of the Week and Dennis...
Men's Tennis Wins Fourth Straight on Sunday
STERLING, Va. - The George Washington men's tennis team won its fourth-straight match on Sunday, defeating St. John's, 5-2, at Trump National Golf Club.
Men's Tennis Shuts Out Navy
STERLING, Va. - The George Washington men's tennis squad opened a pair of weekend matches with a dominant, 7-0, victory over Navy on Saturday afternoon at...
Men's Tennis Set for Weekend Matches
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's tennis team returns to action with a pair of weekend matches at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia. ...
Men's Tennis Downs Temple
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's tennis team overcame a 2-0 deficit to defeat visiting Temple, 4-2, at the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center on...
Men's Tenis' Tverijonas Earns National Ranking
TEMPE, Ariz. - George Washington men's tennis senior Julius Tverijonas has broken into the ITA national singles rankings at No. 118 in the Feb. 21 rankings.
Men's Tennis Closes Weekend with Win
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The George Washington men's tennis team closed the weekend with a victory over DePaul on Saturday at William & Mary, 6-1.
Men's Tennis Falls at William & Mary
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The George Washington men's tennis team fell at William & Mary on Friday afternoon, 5-2, to begin a pair of road matches this weekend.