Match Against the Mount Suspended, Meeting with Host Towson Canceled; Colonials to Compete at Georgetown Classic on Sept. 21
TOWSON, Md. - The George Washington women's tennis team dropped a close 3-2 match to Delaware at the Tiger Classic on Saturday morning, and the Colonials' match with Mount St. Mary's was not completed and the match against host Towson was canceled due to rain.
Freshman Stephanie Wei won her first career singles competition to pick up GW's lone singles victory against Delaware. At the No. 4 position, Wei won the first set, 6-0, when her opponent was forced to retire due to injury. The duo of senior Mimi Hamling and freshman Lana Robins earned an easy 8-1 victory over the Blue Hens' Olivia Heim and Kimberly Milla in the doubles match for the Colonials' second point.
Delaware's Dorothy Safron defeated junior Leah Pascarella in the first-flight singles match by scores of 6-3, 6-0. In the No. 2 singles spot, freshman Egle Jakuciunaite fell to Danea Jonjic, 6-2, 6-1, while senior Dorota Lysienia fell to Nataliya Naumova, 6-4, 4-6, 1-0, in the No. 3 spot.
Against Mount St. Mary's, Robins was up, 6-0, 3-0, at No. 1 singles over Samantha Pincroft, when the match was called due to severe weather. At the No. 2 spot, Hamling was up 6-1, 3-1, over Carly Landini, and Jakuciunaite was up, 6-2, 4-1, over the Mount's Liz Rossi in the No. 3 match. In the fourth flight, freshman Christie Carpenter led Taylor D'Agnostina, 6-1, 3-2.
The Colonials take a week off and return to action on Friday, Sept. 21 at the three-day Georgetown Classic.