Hamling and Robins Claim Doubles Title at Georgetown Classic

George Washington women's tennis junior Leah Pascarella will compete for the singles championship at the Georgetown Classic on Sunday at 8:30 a.m.

Sept. 22, 2012

WASHINGTON – The George Washington women’s tennis duo of senior Mimi Hamling and freshman Lana Robins went 2-0 on Saturday to claim the doubles title and lead the Colonials at the nearby Georgetown Classic.

Competing at the Hoyas’ McDonough Outdoor Tennis Center, Hamling and Robins took care of UMBC’s Isabel Aldunate and Shannon Cleary in the semifinals by an 8-3 score, before rolling to an 8-4 victory over Liz Hamlin and Kelly Comolli of Georgetown to claim the doubles crown.

Junior Leah Pascarella earned relatively easy singles victories in the quarterfinals and semifinals to earn a spot in the championship match. In the quarterfinal match, Pascarella downed Longwood’s Malin Allgurin by set scores of 6-3, 6-3, followed by a 6-2, 6-1 defeat of the Lancers’ Marta Pinyol in the semifinals. Pascarella will face GU’s Sophie Panarese in the championship match on Sunday at 8:30 a.m.

Senior Dorota Lysienia fell to Nicole Parker of Longwood in the quarterfinal round of singles play, 6-3, 6-4, and junior Isabella Escobar dropped a 6-1, 6-0 match to the Hoyas’ Taylor Perz.

Follow @GW_Tennis on Twitter for updates on Sunday’s singles championship match. Action is slated for 8:30 a.m.

Leah Pascarella (GW) def. Malin Allgurin (LU) – 6-3, 6-3
Leah Pascarella (GW) def. Marta Pinyol (LU) – 6-2, 6-1
Nicole Parker (LU) def. Dorota Lysienia (GW) – 6-3, 6-4
Taylor Perz (GU) def. Isabella Escobar (GW) – 6-1, 6-0

Mimi Hamling/Lana Robins (GW) def. Isabel Aldunate/Shannon Cleary (UMBC) – 8-3
Mimi Hamling/Lana Robins (GW) def. Liz Hamlin/Kelly Comolli (GU) – 8-4



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