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GW Women's Tennis Drops Season Opener to ODU, 5-2

The GW women's tennis team fell to Old Dominion, 5-2, on Saturday afternoon in the squad's season opener.

Jan. 26, 2013

Box Score

NORFOLK, Va. - The George Washington women's tennis team dropped a 5-2 decision at Old Dominion in its season opener on Saturday afternoon at the Folkes-Stevens Indoor Tennis Center.

The Colonials (0-1) posted victories at the Nos. 2 and 4 singles positions from freshmen Lana Robins and Stephanie Wei. Robins earned a three-set second-flight win over the Monarchs' Nikol Hristova by scores of 7-5, 6-7, 6-3, while Wei earned a 6-4, 7-6 victory over ODU's Juliana Pires in the No. 4 spot.

Old Dominion opened the match by claiming the doubles point as the duo of Robins and senior Dorota Lysienia fell to Hristova and Pires, 8-7, in the No. 2 match and Wei and classmate Christina Carpenter fell to Nika Khmolovska and Ivana Vukovic, 8-6, in the No. 3 match.

At the No. 1 singles position, junior Leah Pascarella fell to Diana Ivanova in a three-set battle by set scores of 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Senior Mimi Hamling fell to Vukovic, 7-5, 6-2 in the No. 3 spot and Lysienia dropped a 6-2, 6-1 decision to Melissa Esnal Olguin in the fifth-flight match. At No. 6, Carpenter fell to Khmolovska, 6-0, 6-4. 

GW hosts district foe Howard on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington Va. For directions, please click here.



Old Dominion 5, George Washington 2
No. 1 – Diana Ivanova (ODU def. Leah Pascarella (GW) – 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
No. 2 – Lana Robins (GW) def. Nikol Hristova (ODU) – 7-5, 6-7, 6-3
No. 3 – Ivana Vukovic (ODU) def. Mimi Hamling (GW) – 7-5, 6-2
No. 4 – Stephanie Wei (GW) def. Juliana Pires (ODU) – 6-4, 7-6
No. 5 – Melissa Esnal Olguin (ODU) def. Dorota Lysienia (GW) – 6-2, 6-1
No. 6 – Nika Khmolovska (ODU) def. Christina Carpenter (GW) – 6-0, 6-4

No. 1 – Leah Pascarella/Mimi Hamling (GW) vs. Diana Ivanova/Melissa Esnal Olguin (ODU)
 – Unfinished
No. 2 – Nikol Hristova/Juliana Pires (ODU) def. Lana Robins/Dorota Lysienia (GW)
 – 8-7
No. 3 – Nika Khmolovska/Ivana Vukovic (ODU) def. Stephanie Wei/Christina Carpenter (GW)
 – 8-6

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