Sept. 22, 2012
WASHINGTON – The George Washington women’s tennis team competed at the nearby Georgetown Classic on Friday at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Center.
The Colonials competed against host Georgetown, Longwood, Morgan State and UMBC, and recorded a combined 9-7 mark in singles and doubles action on the day.
In singles play, freshman Christina Carpenter earned a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Longwood’s Bethany Law with scores of 6-3, 6-2. Carpenter fell later to UMBC’s Isabel Aldunate, 7-5, 6-3. Senior Mimi Hamling handily defeated Arina Alilueva of Morgan State, 6-1, 6-2, but fell to Georgetown’s Kelly Comolli, 6-0, 6-0.
Freshman Lana Robins earned a 6-4, 6-3 win over the Bears’ Mi’Kola Cooper, but dropped a 6-4, 6-2 match to the Hoyas’ Sophie Panarese. Classmate Stephanie Wei beat Georgetown’s Nora Montgomery, 6-3, 6-0, then fell to Malin Allgurin of Longwood by scores of 6-3, 6-1.
Junior Leah Pascarella won her lone singles match with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over teammate freshman Egle Jakuciunaite. Junior Isabella Escobar lost her match to UMBC’s Cleary, 6-3, 6-4.
The duo of Jakuciunaite and Pascarella opened doubles play with an 8-6 win over Morgan State
’s Margarita Belyakova and Alilueva, and Hamling and Robins followed suit with an 8-1 win over Longwood’s Allgurin and Sarah Moomau, 8-1.
Wei and Escobar dropped an 8-5 match to Georgetown’s Kelly Comolli and Liz Hamlin, and Pascarella and Jakuciunaite fell to the Hoyas’ Sophie Panarese and Taylor Perz by an identical 8-5 score.
The final day of the Georgetown Classic continues on Saturday at 9 a.m. Follow the @GW_Tennis Twitter handle for periodic updates throughout the day.
Christina Carpenter (GW) def. Bethany Law (LU) – 6-3, 6-2
Isabel Aldunate (UMBC) def. Christina Carpenter (GW) – 7-5, 6-3
Mimi Hamling (GW) def. Arina Alilueva (MSU) – 6-1, 6-2
Kelly Comolli (GU) def. Mimi Hamling (GW) – 6-0, 6-0
Lana Robins (GW) def. Mi’Kola Cooper (MSU) – 6-4, 6-3
Sophie Panarese (GU) def. Lana Robins (GW) – 6-4, 6-2
Stephanie Wei (GW) def. Nora Montgomery (GU) – 6-3, 6-0
Malin Allgurin (LU) def. Stephanie Wei (GW) – 6-3, 6-
Dorota Lysienia (GW) def. Chelsi Russell (MSU) – Default
Dorota Lysienia (GW) def. Victoria Sekely (GU) – Default
Leah Pascarella (GW) def. Egle Jakuciunaite (GW) – 6-1, 6-2
Cleary (UMBC) def. Isabella Escobar (GW) – 6-3, 6-4
Egle Jakuciunaite/Leah Pascarella (GW) def. Margarita Belyakova/Arina Alilueva (MSU) – 8-6
Mimi Hamling/Lana Robins (GW) def. Malin Allgurin/Sarah Moomau(LU) – 8-1
Kelly Comolli/Liz Hamlin (GU) def. Stephanie Wei/Isabella Escobar (GW) – 8-5
Sophie Panarese/Taylor Perz (GU) def. Egle Jakuciunaite/Leah Pascarella (GW) – 8-5