GW Women's Tennis Drops 5-2 Setback to East Carolina
Colonials Look to Bounce Back at James Madison on Saturday
April 5, 2013
WASHINGTON – Senior Mimi Hamling and freshman Christina Carpenter posted singles victories, but it was not enough for the George Washington women’s tennis team to overcome East Carolina in a 5-2 setback at the GW Tennis Center on the Mount Vernon Campus on Friday.
Hamling earned a convincing 6-2, 6-2 No. 4 singles victory over ECU’s Danielle Terpko, and Carpenter fought back for a 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 win at the No. 6 spot over Abby Richmond, but their efforts could not push the Colonials (9-6) past the Pirates (12-8).
ECU jumped out to a 1-0 lead after winning the doubles point at the Nos. 1 and 2 spots, and went on to claim victories at Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 5 singles. GW’s No. 3 freshmen tandem of Egle Jakuciunaite and Stephanie Wei posted the squad’s lone doubles victory with an 8-2 win over Dana Gray and Danielle Terpko. Hamling and junior Leah Pascarella were edged in extra sets, 7-9, by Nicole LaDuca and Neena Wanko in first-flight action, and senior Dorota Lysienia and Lana Robins fell in the No. 2 match, 4-8, to Melis Tanik and Yilian Zhang.
In No. 1 singles action, Pascarella fell to Wanko, 6-7 (6), 0-6, and Robins fell to Tanik, 1-6, 4-6, at the No. 2 spot. In the No. 3 match, Wei won the first set, 6-4, over Zhang, but dropped the next two sets, 3-6, 3-6. Jakuciunaite fell to LaDuca, 4-6, 5-7, in the No. 5 slot.
GW looks to bounce back when it travels to James Madison on Saturday afternoon. First serve is scheduled for 1 p.m.
East Carolina 5, George Washington 2
No. 1 – Neena Wanko (ECU) def. Leah Pascarella (GW) – 7-6 (6), 6-0
No. 2 – Melis Tanik (ECU) def. Lana Robins (GW) – 6-1, 6-4
No. 3 – Yilian Zhang (ECU) def. Stephanie Wei (GW) – 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
No. 4 – Mimi Hamling (GW) def. Danielle Terpko (ECU) – 6-2, 6-2
No. 5 – Nicole LaDuca (ECU) def. Egle Jakuciunaite (GW) – 6-4, 7-5
No. 6 – Christina Carpenter (GW) def. Abby Richmond (ECU) – 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
No. 1 – Nicole LaDuca/Neena Wanko (ECU) def. Mimi Hamling/Leah Pascarella (GW) – 9-7
No. 2 – Melis Tanik/Yilian Zhang (ECU) def. Dorota Lysienia/Lana Robins (GW) – 8-4
No. 3 – Egle Jakuciunaite/Stephanie Wei (GW) def. Dana Gray/Danielle Terpko (ECU) – 8-2
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