April 25, 2010
BELLEVILLE, IL -- The GW women's tennis team fell in their eighth overall appearance in the final match of the Atlantic 10 Women's Tennis Championship on Sunday to Richmond, 4-0, at the Kings Point Sports Club. GW finished the 2010 season with an 11-11 overall record.
In doubles action, the Spiders took a 1-0 lead as the Colonials only won the No. 2 doubles match. Jacqueline Corba and Meg Tyner defeated Kelly Tidwell and Isabel Arana, 8-6, at No. 2 doubles.
Mimi Hamling, at No. 2 singles, fell to Tidwell 6-2, 6-1, for the Spiders to take a 2-0 lead.
Jennifer Hirsh fell at No. 4 singles 6-3, 6-3, to Sydney Grant while Dorota Lysienia fell to Helen Cunningham at No. 3 singles by the same score, for Richmond to secure the 4-0 Championship victory.
The Colonials faced the Spiders earlier in the season, winning a close indoor match at the Montclair Country Club, 4-3, on Feb. 27.
1. Erin Clark (UR) vs. Jacqueline Corba (GW) 7-5, 2-3, DNF
2. Kelly Tidwell (UR) def. Mimi Hamling (GW) 6-2, 6-1
3. Helen Cunningham (UR) def. Dorota Lysienia (GW) 6-3, 6-3
4. Sydney Grant (UR) def. Jennifer Hirsh (GW) 6-3, 6-3
5. Joanna Matuszczyk (UR) vs. Zoe Krohn (GW) 6-4, 5-1, DNF
6. Isabel Arana (UR) vs. Meg Tyner (GW) 6-4, 4-3, DNF
1. Erin Clark/Helen Cunningham (UR) def. Mimi Hamling / Zoe Krohn (GW) 8-2
2. Jacqueline Corba / Meg Tyner (GW) def. Kelly Tidwell/Isabel Arana (UR) 8-6
3. Sydney Grant/Joanna Matuszczyk (UR) def. Jennifer Hirsh / Sasha Gluck (GW) 8-5
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (3,2,4)