GW Women's Tennis Travels to Duquesne for Sunday Showdown

Sophomore Lana Robins

March 26, 2014

WASHINGTON – George Washington women’s tennis heads to Pittsburgh this weekend to face Duquesne for its second consecutive Atlantic 10 road match. First serve at the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Center on Sunday is slated for 11 a.m.

GW (4-5, 2-2 A-10), which defeated Duquesne, 4-3, on the road last season, looks to rebound from a 7-0 loss at VCU on Saturday. The Colonials are led this season by senior Leah Pascarella, with an overall record of 13-7 and a 7-2 mark this spring, as well as sophomore Lana Robins, who is 14-8 overall and 5-4 in dual matches. Robins and doubles partner freshman Grace Egger own an overall record of 14-4 and have gone a notable 6-1 this spring season. The pair is currently on a seven-match unbeaten streak dating back to Feb. 1.

Duquesne (5-8, 2-1 A-10) is on a three-match skid after suffering losses to Pittsburgh (5-2), Delaware (4-3) and league foe Saint Joseph’s (5-2). Alexa Miller paces the team as the Dukes’ No. 2 singles competitor with a record of 10-2, and is the only player with a record above .500 this spring. The No. 2 doubles tandem of Miller and Judy Li is 8-1 on the season and 3-0 in A-10 play. The Dukes host A-10 foe Dayton on Friday at 5:30 p.m., before welcoming the Colonials on Sunday morning.



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