GW Women's Tennis Falls on Final Day of Tiger Classic
Colonials Edged by Saint Joseph's, Indiana (Pa.)
Sep 8, 2013
TOWSON, Md. – The George Washington women’s tennis team was edged by Saint Joseph’s and Indiana (Pa.) on Sunday in its final round of Tiger Classic competition at the Towson Center Tennis Courts.
GW first fell to Atlantic 10 opponent Saint Joseph’s, 3-2. Carpenter and Hansen blanked the Hawks’ tandem of Anne Marie Devlin and Arianne Polatnick, 8-0, to earn the doubles point, and rookie Taylor Nederlander earned a 6-3, 6-0 decision over Devi Jadeja. Senior Leah Pascarella fell to SJU’s Aurora Davis, 3-6, 6-7 (3), and sophomore Stephanie Wei was defeated by Kristina Eisenbrand, 2-6, 5-7. Sophomore Egle Jakuciunaite lost to Kelly Mulquin, 4-6, 1-6.
The Colonials then rematched with IUP in doubles, but were edged by the Crimson Hawks, 2-1. Carpenter and Hansen earned an 8-1 victory over Sophie Butland and Ranvita Mahto. Pascarella and Wei fell to IUP’s Abby McCormick and Tanya Timko, 6-8, and Jakuciunaite and Nederlander dropped a 2-8 decision to Alanna McFail and Erika Schnaas.
GW returns to the court in two weeks at the Georgetown Fall Classic. The three-day tournament at the Hoyas’ McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex runs from Friday, Sept. 20 – Sunday, Sept. 22.
Saint Joseph’s 3, George Washington 2
No. 1 – Aurora Davis (SJU) def. Leah Pascarella (GW) – 6-3, 7-6 (3)
No. 2 – Kristina Eisenbrand (SJU) def. Stephanie Wei (GW) – 6-2, 7-5
No. 3 – Taylor Nederlander (GW) def. Devi Jadeja (SJU) – 6-3, 6-0
No. 4 – Kelly Mulquin (SJU) def. Egle Jakuciunaite (GW) – 6-4, 6-1
No. 1 –Christina Carpenter/Allison Hansen – (GW) def. Anne Marie Devlin/Arianne Polatnick (SJU) – 8-0
Indiana (Pa.) 2, George Washington 1
No. 1 – Abby McCormick/Tanya Timko (IUP) def. Leah Pascarella/Stephanie Wei (GW) – 8-6
No. 2 – Alanna McFail/Erika Schnaas (IUP) def. Egle Jakuciunaite/Taylor Nederlander (GW) – 8-2
No. 3 – Christina Carpenter/Allison Hansen (GW) def. Sophie Butland/Ranvita Mahto (IUP) – 8-1
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