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Women's Tennis Knocks Off A-10 Favorite Richmond

Freshman Mimi Hamling won both of her matches in the Colonials victory over Richmond.
Freshman Mimi Hamling won both of her matches in the Colonials victory over Richmond.

Feb. 27, 2010

WOODBRIDGE, VA -- The GW women's tennis team defeated the 2010 Atlantic 10 Conference favorite Richmond, 4-3, Saturday at the Montclair Country Club.

Mimi Hamling and Zoe Krohn got the match going with a 8-6 victory at No. 1 doubles to seal the doubles point for GW, while Sasha Gluck and Jennifer Hirsh also defeated their Richmond opponents at No. 3 doubles, 8-5.

Jacqueline Corba and Hamling won the No. 1 and No. 2 singles points for GW, both going into three sets. Corba won the first set 7-5, dropped the second 0-6 but came back in the third to win 6-1. Hamling dropped the first set 4-6, but came back strong to win the next two 6-3, 7-6 (3).

Meg Tyner showed poise at the No. 6 as she came back from a 6-7 (2) loss in the first set to take the next two sets 6-2, 6-2, for the Colonials victory.

The Colonials, now 4-3 on the season, next face Columbia at College Park, MD, on Friday, March 5 at 11 a.m. before hosting St. Joseph's on Saturday, March 6, at the Mount Vernon Tennis Facility at 1 p.m.

1. Hamling/Krohn (GW) def. Clark/Cunningham (UR) 8-6
2. Tidwell/Arana (UR) def Lysienia/Corba (GW) 8-3
3. Gluck/Hirsh (GW) def. Smyth/Hartmayer (UR) 8-5

1. Jacqueline Corba (GW) def. Clark (UR) 7-5, 0-6, 6-1
2. Mimi Hamling (GW) def. Cunningham (UR) 4-6,6-3,7-6 (3)
3. Tidwell (UR) def. Dorota Lysienia (GW) 6-0, 6-2
4. Grant (UR) def. Jennifer Hirsh (GW) vs. 6-3 6-1
5. Smyth (UR) def. Zoe Krohn (GW) 6-3 6-0
6. Meg Tyner (GW) vs. Arana (UR) 6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-2



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