GW's Pascarella Named A-10 Women's Tennis Performer of the Week
Senior Picks Up First Weekly Accolade of 2014 Season
March 18, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – George Washington women’s tennis senior Leah Pascarella was named the Atlantic 10 Women’s Tennis Performer of the Week, the conference announced on Tuesday.
Pascarella picks up her first weekly league nod of the season and the third of her career as she was tabbed Co-Performer of the Week on Feb. 27, 2013, and Performer of the Week on Jan. 30, 2012. She is the fourth Colonials player to nab an A-10 weekly honor this season.
The Frankfort, Ill., product was instrumental in helping GW (4-4) to its first outdoor home victory with a 4-3 decision over Atlantic Region foe Towson last Tuesday as she went unbeaten at No. 1 singles and No. 3 doubles and limited her opponents to just three games combined. Pascarella first teamed up with sophomore Stephanie Wei for a dominating 8-1 victory over the Tigers’ Ayana Dow and Cailey Easdale to help the Colonials secure the doubles point. She then rolled to a 6-1, 6-1 top-flight victory over Nani Lizana for one of GW’s three singles wins.
Pascarella owns a team-best overall singles record of 13-6 and is 7-1 on the spring season, and she is currently riding a five-match win streak. She and Wei are 4-2 overall, including an unbeaten 3-0 mark in dual match play.
Pascarella and GW return to action this weekend with two matches in as many days. The Colonials first travel to Richmond, Va., on Saturday, March 22, for an 11 a.m. match at VCU, then head to Harrisonburg, Va., on Sunday for an 11 a.m. match at James Madison.
Women's Tennis Defeats George Mason on Saturday
WASHINGTON - The George Washington women's tennis team took a Revolutionary Rivalry victory over George Mason on Saturday afternoon on Senior Day at the...
Women's Tennis to Honor Seniors on Saturday
WASHINGTON - The George Washington women's tennis team closes the regular season on Saturday with a Senior Day match against Revolutionary Rival George Mason...
Seven Student-Athletes Recognized by University for Academic Excellence
At a recent Academic Honors Dinner hosted by the university in the student center, seven GW student-athletes were celebrated for having a grade point average...
Women's Tennis' Siopacha Named A-10 Player of the Week
George Washington women's tennis sophomore Maria Siopacha has been named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday.
Colonial of the Week - Women's Tennis' Maria Siopacha
Siopacha went undefeated in both singles and doubles play to help the Colonials post a perfect weekend, notching road victories at Temple and Atlantic 10 foe...
Women's Tennis to Welcome Swedish Star in Fall
WASHINGTON - The George Washington women's tennis team will welcome Julia Herlogsson to the roster in the Fall 2017 semester, head coach Torrie Browning...
Women's Tennis Dominates Saint Joseph's
PHILADELPHIA - The George Washington women's tennis team completed a perfect weekend of play with a 6-1 defeat of Atlantic 10 foe Saint Joseph's on the road ...
Women's Tennis Outlasts Temple
PHILADELPHIA - The George Washington women's tennis team edged Temple on the road, 4-3, on Saturday afternoon at the TU Tennis Courts.