George Washington Defeats Cross-Town Rival Georgetown in Women's Tennis
March 1, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - George Washington women's tennis (2-3) was victorious in their match against Georgetown University (1-8) early Friday morning at the East Potomac Tennis Center, winning by a final score of 4-3. Due to time constraints, the singles portion of the match was played before the doubles competition.
The Colonials earned all four of their points in the singles play. Junior Kendall Swenson (9-3) opened play as the No. 1 seed and cruised past Courtney Olsen 6-4, 6-1. Playing from the No. 4 seed, junior Tracy Stecko (4-5) defeated Adriann Gin in three sets, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1. Also winning in three sets was freshman Verena Knoedler (4-5), who upended Eileen Boyle 6-4, 2-6, 6-0. Fellow freshman Rachael Hesling (5-3) earned the final point for GW, winning her match 6-4, 6-1 over Shelley Murveit.
Georgetown won all three of the doubles competitions, including the Kelsey Darnell/Briana Kearney 9-7 victory over Stecko/Honig from the No. 3 spot.
The GW women's schedule continues this weekend when they host the University of Delaware at the Montclair Country Club in Montclair, VA, at 1:00 p.m.