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Porras Leads GW Women's Squash on Road Trip

Sophomore Anna Gabriela Porras defeated the No. 4-ranked player in the College Squash Association on Sunday.
Sophomore Anna Gabriela Porras defeated the No. 4-ranked player in the College Squash Association on Sunday.

Nov. 24, 2013

PHILADELPHIA - Sophomore All-American Anna Gabriela Porras picked up two individual wins, one over a ranked opponent, as the No. 14 George Washington women's squash team visited No. 11 Columbia and No. 3 Penn this weekend.

Porras recorded a victory in Sunday's 8-1 loss at No. 3 Penn, rallying from a 1-0 deficit to defeat Yan Xin Tan, the No.4-ranked individual in the College Squash Association. The Bogota, Colombia, native fell, 11-13, in the first set but rebounded to control the second with an 11-6 win. She took the third set in extra points, 14-12, and clinched the win with an 11-5 triumph in the fourth.

Porras and freshman Breanne Flynn each picked up a win in Friday's 7-2 loss at No. 11 Columbia. Porras swept Colette Sultana 11-8, 11-2, 11-3 at No. 1 while Flynn picked up the second win of her career with a 11-3, 11-7, 11-2 sweep of Grave Van Ankel at No. 2.

Senior Jackie Shea and sophomore Alexa Tzarnas each took a set in their match-ups.

GW (1-2) will conclude its fall schedule by hosting No. 4 Princeton on December 7 at the Matthew J. Grossman Squash Courts.

Match Date Home Matches
Visitor Matches
11/23/13  No. 11 Columbia University 7  No. 14 George Washington 2
  Columbia University George Washington Winner's Score Winner
1S Colette Sultana Anna Gabriela Porras 11-8,11-2,11-3 George Washington
2S Grace Van Arkel Breanne Flynn 11-3,11-7,11-2 George Washington
3S Reyna Pacheco Alejandra Porras 11-8,11-7,11-6 Columbia
4S Maya Patel
Emely Levyn 11-7,11-7,11-6 Columbia
5S Catherine Jenkins Jackie Shea 11-8,11-8,8-11,11-5 Columbia
6S Leah Barnett Alexa Tzarnas 11-13,11-9,11-8,11-4 Columbia
7S Monica Stone Mehak Chawla 11-10,11-8,11-7 Columbia
8S Alisha Maity Eunice Tan 7-11,11-5,11-5,11-7 Columbia
9S Diya Kumar Elizabeth Tapley 11-9,11-8,11-6 Columbia
10S Jamie Pawlik Adriana Calderon 11-7,11-8,11-0 Columbia
11S Skylar Dickey Jessica Perkins 11-3,11-8,11-4 Columbia

Penn 8, George Washington 1
1: Tan,Yan Xin vs. Porras,Anna G. - 11-13,11-6,14-12,11-5
2: Lala,Haidi vs. Flynn,Breanne - 11-2,11-4,7-11,9-11,11-9
3: Jones,Courtney B. vs. Porras,Maria Alejandra - 11-7,11-4,11-4
4: Lanier,Camille I. vs. Levyn,Emely J. - 11-1,11-6,11-4
5: Wong,Michelle vs. Shea,Jacqueline A. - 14-12,11-4,11-5
6: Fehm,Colleen M. vs. Tzarnas,Alexa - 11-7,11-7,11-8
7: Celata,Carey L. vs. Chawla,Mehak - 11-0,11-1,11-5
8: Gill,Leslie M. vs. Tan,Eunice - 10-12,11-9,4-11,12-10,1-11
9: Murphy,Hyland vs. Tapley,Elizabeth S. - 11-5,11-0,11-7



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