GW Women's Tennis Heads to ITA Atlantic Regionals
Four Colonials Travel to Virginia to Compete in Annual Event
Oct. 17, 2013
Tournament Central |
Qualifying Singles Draw | Main Singles Draw | Main Doubles Draw
Senior Leah Pascarella, sophomore Lana Robins and rookies Grace Egger and Taylor Nederlander will compete at the five-day event in both singles and doubles. Egger and Nederlander will work their way through the qualifying singles draw with hopes of reaching Saturday's main draw, while Pascarella and Robins are automatic main draw qualifiers.
On Friday, Egger will take on Virginia Tech's Sansitha Nandakumar while Nederlander will face Mariely Hassey of Liberty. To open main draw action, Pascarella will play her first nationally ranked opponent of the season in Virginia's No. 74 Danielle Collins, while Robins will compete against Taylor Newman of Radford. In main draw doubles play, the duo of Egger and Robins will face Logan Antill and Katie Porter of Navy. The team of Nederlander and Pascarella will play Longwood's Malin Allgurin and Anna Pelak.
Qualifying singles begins on Friday at 9:30 a.m. and the eight winners will advance to the main draw. The round of 64 main draw doubles will begin at approximately 3 p.m. on Friday. The tournament is a single-elimination format and winners of the singles and doubles flights will earn automatic bids to the ITA National Indoor Championship in November.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Atlantic Region includes schools located in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. GW is joined at the event by Delaware, Georgetown, Howard, James Madison, Liberty, Longwood, Marshall, Maryland, Morgan State, Navy, Norfolk State, Old Dominion, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Radford, Richmond, St. Joseph's, Temple, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, VCU, host Virginia, Virginia Tech, West Virginia and William & Mary.