Georgetown Falls to St. John's, 5-2
March 11, 2010
WASHINGTON - Victoria Sekely and Alex Sebia each earned hard fought singles victories for the the Georgetown University women's tennis, but it was not enough as they fell to BIG EAST rival St. John's, 5-2 on Thursday afternoon at the McDonough Tennis Complex.
Sebia notched a two set victory over Ksenia Mikhaylova, 7-6, 7-5 to earn Georgetown's first point and Sekely defeated Ira Aleskova, 6¬-2, 3-6, (10-7) in the top singles spot for the Hoyas two victories in the Hoyas first outdoor home match of the spring season.
Sekely and Jacquie Harris defeated Mikhaylova and Alyssa Liantonio, 8-2 in the third doubles match, giving Georgetown an early lead for the point. The Hoyas first and second pairs each held 7-4 leads over their St. John's counterparts, but were unable to close out either match, succumbing to Red Storm rallies to fall by identical 9-8 (4) scores.
Ally Landers took the first set in the six singles, 6-3, but dropped the next two, 6-0, 6-1 to allow Nakita Austin to clinch the victory.
St. John's 5, Georgetown 2