The George Washington University: Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Falls to Temple, 4-3

March 18, 2005

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The George Washington women's tennis team fell at Temple, 4-3, in an Atlantic 10 Conference match on Thursday, March 17, in Philadelphia.

The Colonials fell behind early as the Owls won 2-of-3 doubles matches to go ahead 1-0 in the contest. Junior Anastasia Skavronskaia (Miami, FL) and freshman Kendall Swenson (Shaker Heights, OH) won at No. 1 doubles, 8-4, for GW's lone win.

Skavronskaia and Swenson notched two of GW's three points in singles play with straight-set wins at the No. 1 and 3 positions, respectively. Senior Sevla Gonca (Ankara, Turkey) also won at fifth singles, 6-4, 6-2, against Laura Seiverling.

GW (2-4) returns to action when they host Missouri on Sunday, March 20, at the Montclair Country Club at 3 p.m.

Temple 4, GW 3
1. SKAVRONSKAIA/SWENSON (GW) def. Maslesa/Kurashima, 8-4
2. Pattabi/Seiverling def. FRISCH/WOODARD (GW), 8-3
3. Vervall/Goeta def. GONCA/STECKO (GW), 8-4

1. Anastasia Skavronskaia (GW) def. Ana Maslesa, 6-4, 6-3
2. Yuri Kurashima def. Sandra Simunic (GW), 6-4, 6-4
3. Kendall Swenson (GW) def. Lauren Vervall, 6-0, 6-4
4. Jennifer Goeta def. Tracy Stecko (GW), 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
5. Sevla Gonca (GW) def. Laura Seiverling, 6-4, 6-2
6. Sharanya Pattabi def. Mara Frisch (GW), 6-2, 6-0


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