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GW Women's Tennis Blanks Indiana (Pa.), George Mason at Tiger Classic

Sophomore Egle Jakugiunaite held her opponents to four games combined on Day 2 of the Tiger Classic.

Sep 7, 2013

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TOWSON, Md. – George Washington women’s tennis held Indiana (Pa.) and George Mason scoreless and rolled to consecutive 5-0 victories on Saturday's Day 2 of the Tiger Classic at the Towson Center Tennis Courts.

Rookies Allison Hansen and Taylor Nederlander posted their first collegiate victories for the Buff and Blue, while Nederlander limited her opponents to three games combined on the afternoon.

The Colonials first blanked NCAA Division II's IUP Crimson Hawks, 5-0, as they claimed four out of five matches in straight sets. Hansen defeated IUP’s Abby McCormick, 6-2, 4-6, 10-8, and sophomore Christina Carpenter earned a 6-3, 6-2 win over Tanya Timko. Nederlander downed Erika Schnaas, 6-2, 6-1, and sophomore Egle Jakuciunaite beat Sophie Butland, 6-1, 6-3.

Freshman Grace Egger and sophomore Lana Robins teamed up in the doubles match and earned an 8-1 decision over the Hawks’ Alanna McFail and Ranvita Mahto.

Later in the afternoon, GW took care of Atlantic 10 newcomer George Mason, 5-0. Nederlander and Jakuciunaite held the Patriots’ Mina Saygi and Alex Miller scoreless, respectively, with 6-0, 6-0 victories. Carpenter defeated Jamie Cochrane, 6-3, 6-0, and Hansen beat Olivia Lacy-Thompson, 6-3, 7-6 (4).

In doubles, Egger and Robins downed Sofia Santa Maria and Morgan Yang by an 8-3 score.



GW wraps Towson’s three-day Tiger Classic on Sunday with a 9 a.m. match against conference foe Saint Joseph’s followed by an 11 a.m. rematch with IUP.

George Washington 5, Indiana (Pa.) 0
No. 1 – Allison Hansen (GW) def. Abby McCormick (IUP) – 6-2, 4-6, 10-8
No. 2 – Christina Carpenter (GW) def. Tanya Timko (IUP) – 6-3, 6-2
No. 3 – Taylor Nederlander (GW) def. Erika Schnaas (IUP) – 6-2, 6-1
No. 4 – Egle Jakuciunaite (GW) def. Sophie Butland (IUP) – 6-1, 6-3

No. 1 – Grace Egger/Lana Robins (GW) def. Alanna McFail/Ranvita Mahto (IUP) – 8-1

George Washington 5, George Mason 0
No. 1 – Allison Hansen (GW) def. Olivia Lacy-Thompson (GMU) – 6-3, 7-6 (4)
No. 2 – Christina Carpenter (GW) def. Jamie Cochrane (GMU) – 6-3, 6-0
No. 3 – Taylor Nederlander (GW) def. Mina Saygi (GMU) – 6-0, 6-0
No. 4 – Egle Jakuciunaite (GW) def. Alex Miller (IUP) – 6-0, 6-0

No. 1 – Grace Egger/Lana Robins (GW) def. Sofia Santa Maria/Morgan Yang (GMU) – 8-3

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