Sophomore All-American Wins Twice But Colonials Fall at No. 11 Columbia and No. 3 Penn
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.
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