Women's Tennis Edged by Long Beach State
Colonials visit Maryland on Sunday at noon
WASHINGTON-- In its first of two matches this weekend, the George Washington women's tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision to Long Beach State, 4-3, on Friday afternoon at the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center.
The Colonials won the doubles point for the second-straight match, taking an early 1-0 lead. Junior Maria Siopacha and sophomore Melis Bayraktaroglu topped Lena Pacholski and Natalia Munoz 6-4 at No. 1 doubles, while junior Marie-Louise Decamps and freshman Julia Herlogsson clinched the doubles point with a 6-4 victory in the No. 3 position.
Bayraktaroglu and Herlogsson also won in singles play. The decisive match point came down to No. 6 singles, between GW's Kamilla Beisenova and Long Beach State's Carlota Casasampere. Casasampere managed to come up on top in the tiebreaker, 6-4, sealing the 49ers' victory, 4-3.
1. Maria Siopacha/Melis Bayraktaroglu (GW) def. Lena Pacholski/Natalia Munoz (LBS), 6-4
2. Marle-Louise Decamps/Julia Herlogsson (GW) def. Lalita Devarakonda/Carlota Casasmpere (LBS), 6-4
3. Sadaf Sadeghvaziri/Georgia Gulin (LBS) def. Sara Grubac/Victoria Kogan (GW), 6-2
1. Lena Pacholski (LBS) def. Maria Siopacha (GW) 6-1, 3-6, 6-1
2. Natalia Munoz (LBS) def. Marie-Louise Decamps (GW) 5-7, 6-2, 6-1
3. Melis Bayraktaroglu (GW) def. Lalita Devarakonda (LBS) 7-5, 6-3
4. Maren Helgo (LBS) def. Sara Grubac (GW) 6-3, 7-6 (6)
5. Julia Herlogsson (GW) def. Sadaf Sadeghvaziri (LBS) 6-3, 6-1
6. Carlota Casasampere (LBS) def. Kamilla Beisenova (GW) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
BROWNINGS' BULLETS:"Today was a good match. Another close one that we'll just learn from and get tougher from. We need to bounce back and get ready for Maryland on Sunday. Long Beach State is a tough team and pushed us. We have a tough out of conference schedule for a reason. We will learn from this and get stronger."
LOOK AHEAD: GW returns to the court on Sunday as the Buff and Blue visit the Terrapins for a 12 p.m. contest.
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