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GW Women's Tennis Wraps Fall at ITA Atlantic Regional

Robins defeated No. 121 Raluca Mita on Sunday at the ITA Atlantic Regional Championships.
 
Robins defeated No. 121 Raluca Mita on Sunday at the ITA Atlantic Regional Championships.
 

Oct. 20, 2013

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – George Washington women’s tennis sophomore Lana Robins knocked off a nationally ranked opponent to reach the singles main draw Round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional Championships on Sunday, but she ultimately fell in her second match of the day to complete action at Virginia’s Snyder Tennis Center.

After dropping the first set, 3-6, Robins fought back to defeat No. 121 Raluca Mita of Virginia Tech, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, to advance in singles play. The Bellevue, Wash., product eventually fell to Virginia’s Rachel Pierson in the Round of 16, 3-6, 1-6.

In consolation singles, senior Leah Pascarella fell to Pittsburgh’s Katherine Castro, 4-6, 5-7.

GW's run at the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional Championships concluded its fall season, the team returns to action on Jan. 16, 2014 with a 1 p.m. match at Maryland. 


USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional Championships

Singles
Lana Robins (GW) def. #121 Raluca Mita (VT) – 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
Rachel Pierson (UVA) def. Lana Robins (GW) – 6-3, 6-1
Katherine Castro (PITT) def. Leah Pascarella (GW) – 6-4, 7-5


 

 

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