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GW Women's Tennis Earns A-10 Victory Over Duquesne, 4-3
Thursday, 03/08/2012
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HARMAR, Pa. – The George Washington women’s tennis team won three-of-six singles matches and two-of-three doubles matches to defeat Atlantic 10 opponent Duquesne, 4-3, on Sunday morning at the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Center.

The win marks the first conference victory of the 2012 season for the Colonials (3-3, 1-1 A-10) while the Dukes (3-6, 1-4 A-10) suffer their fourth straight league loss.

Junior Mimi Hamling earned a No. 3 singles victory in convincing fashion, defeating Judy Li, 6-3, 6-1. Senior Meg Tyner remains undefeated in singles play on the year with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Chandler Consonery in the fifth flight, and senior Zoe Krohn earned a 6-3, 6-2 decision over Alrissa Tober at the No. 6 spot.

Senior Jacqueline Corba fell to Vanessa Steiner, 6-2, 7-5, in the No. 1 singles match, and sophomore Leah Pascarella fell to Megan O’Sullivan in the second flight in a three-set tiebreaker, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (3). Sophomore Isabella Escobar dropped a three-set match to Paula Gruber in the No. 4 spot, falling 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

In doubles play, Escobar and Pascarella teamed up for a No. 2 tiebreaker victory over Steiner and Consonery by a 9-8 (4) score. Corba and Valente defeated Gruber Tara Majdalani, 8-3, in the No. 3 match. Hamling and Krohn dropped their No. 1 match, 8-6, to Li and O’Sullivan.

The Colonials return to action on Saturday, Feb. 25 and Sunday, Feb. 26 with back-to-back matches at James Madison and conference foe Temple. Saturday’s match is set for 2 p.m., followed by a 5:30 p.m. match on Sunday.

George Washington 4, Duquesne 3
Singles
No. 1 – Vanessa Steiner (DU) def. Jacqueline Corba (GW) – 6-2, 7-5
No. 2 – Megan O’Sullivan (DU) def. Leah Pascarella (GW) – 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (3)
No. 3 – Mimi Hamling (GW) def. Judy Li (DU) – 6-3, 6-1
No. 4 – Paula Gruber (DU) def. Isabella Escobar (GW) – 6-2, 4-6, 6-3
No. 5 – Meg Tyner (GW) def. Chandler Consonery (DU) – 6-3, 6-3
No. 6 – Zoe Krohn (GW) def. Alrissa Tober (DU) – 6-3, 6-2

Doubles
No. 1 – Li/O’Sullivan (DU) def. Hamling/Krohn (GW) – 8-6
No. 2 – Escobar/Pascarella (GW) def. Steiner/Consonery (DU) – 9-8 (4)
No. 3 – Corba/Valente (GW) def. Gruber/Majdalani (DU) – 8-3


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