March 11, 2014
LOS ANGELES – The Georgetown women’s tennis squad (4-7, 0-2 BIG EAST) defeated the Claremont-Mudd-Scripts in Claremont, Calif. on Monday afternoon, 7-2. The victory marked the third-straight win for Georgetown.
The Hoyas took two out of three doubles points when the pairs of senior co-captains Madeline Jaeger (Laguna Beach, Calif./Laguna Beach) and Kelly Comolli (Newburyport, Mass./Phillips Exeter Academy) defeated a pair from CMS, 9-8, while junior Sophie Panarese (Milton, Mass./Milton Academy) and freshman Sophia Barnard (Mill Neck, N.Y./Portledge School) downed a Claremont doubles pairing, 8-4.
Georgetown continued the success heading into the singles portion of the match, winning five out of six singles matches.
Freshman Victoire Saperstein (Las Vegas, Nev./Odyssey Charter School) won in the No. 1 singles position in straight sets, 7-6, 6-1, making her 2-1 from that spot on the season. Saperstein is 5-3 overall in singles play during duals season.
In addition from their doubles victories, Comolli won a match from the No. 2 position as she defeated Claremont’s Katie Kuosman in three sets, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3. Barnard and Panarese also won their respective No. 4 and 5 singles matches.
Sophomore Liselot Koenen (St. Charles, Ill./St. Charles North) did not drop a game in her No. 6 match for the Hoyas as she won, 6-0, 6-0.
The women close out their trip to California when they play UC Riverside in Riverside, Calif. on Thurs., March 13 at 3 p.m. ET, noon PT.
Georgetown 7, Claremont-Mudd-Scripts 2
No. 1: Cayoline Ward / Katie Kuosman (CMS) def. Liselot Koenen / Victoire Saperstein (GU), 8-3
No. 2: Madeline Jaeger / Kelly Comolli (GU) def. Chloe Dobbert / Sarah Kukino (CMS), 9-8
No. 3: Sophie Panarese / Sophia Barnard (GU) def. Crystal Lim / Sheena Patel (CMS), 8-4
No. 1: Victoire Saperstein (GU) def. Caroline Ward (CMS), 7-6, 6-1
No. 2: Kelly Comolli (GU) def. Katie Kuosman (CMS), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3
No. 3: Sarah Kukino (CMS) def. Madeline Jaeger (GU), 6-2, 6-4
No. 4: Sophia Barnard (GU) def. Crystal Lim (CMS), 6-2, 6-3
No. 5: Sophie Panarese (GU) def. Chloe Dobbert (CMS), 6-4, 6-0
No. 6: Liselot Koenen (GU) def. Victoria Santoro (CMS), 6-0, 6-0