March 20, 2014
WASHINGTON – The Georgetown women’s tennis team (6-7) defeated Richmond, 4-3, on Thursday afternoon on the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex courts on Georgetown’s campus. The victory came as the fifth-straight for the Hoyas; a winning streak which began on Feb. 22 against Montana State and continued through the three-match California trip.
Georgetown could not come away with the initial doubles point, but proved that they could handle themselves in singles play as they took four of six matches from the Spiders.
Freshman Victoire Saperstein (Las Vegas, Nev./Odyssey Charter School) improved to 3-2 in the No. 1 position for the Hoyas with a three-set win over Richmond’s Anna Abadias, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2. The victory moved Saperstein to 6-4 in the duals season.
Senior co-captain Kelly Comolli (Newburyport, Mass./Phillips Exeter Academy) won in the No. 2 position after dropping the first set, 1-6, 6-4, 6-4. The senior came back to earn her fifth duals win on the season. She now owns a 3-3 mark in the No. 2 spot.
Fellow senior co-captain Madeline Jaeger (Laguna Beach, Calif./Laguna Beach) earned a straight-set defeat over Richmond’s Elizabeth Sim, 6-2, 7-5. The co-captain owns a 3-2 mark for the Hoyas in the No. 3 position and is now 6-7 for duals play.
Sophomore Liselot Koenen (St. Charles, Ill./St. Charles North) also won in straight sets, 6-0, 6-3, over Kelsey Williams of Richmond on the No. 6 court. Koenen won her fourth-straight match on Thursday afternoon.
Although they did not win the doubles point, Georgetown’s Saperstein and Koenen won in the No. 1 doubles spot, 8-5. The pair improved to 4-1 with the win, all in the No. 1 spot for the Hoyas this spring.
Georgetown women’s tennis looks to extend its winning streak on Sat., March 22 when they host the Providence Friars at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex. Play is set to begin at 10 a.m.
Georgetown 4, Richmond 3
Thursday, March 20, 2014
McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex
1. Liselot Koenen / Victoire Saperstein (GU) def. Melissa Kandinata / Anna Abadias Morales (RICH); 8-5
2. Katya Salas / Brittany Boys (RICH) def. Kelly Comolli / Madeline Jaeger (GU); 9-7
3. Denny Lamachia / Elizabeth Sims (RICH) def. Sophie Barnard / Sophie Panarese (GU); 8-6
1. Victoire Saperstein (GU) def. Anna Abadias Morales (RICH); 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
2. Kelly Comolli (GU) def. Melissa Kandinata (RICH); 1-6, 6-4, 6-2
3. Madeline Jaeger (GU) def. Elizabeth Sims (RICH); 6-2, 7-5
4. Brittany Boys (RICH) def. Sophia Barnard (GU); 6-0, 6-4
5. Katya Salas (RICH) def. Sophie Panarese (GU); 6-7, 6-3, 10-6
6. Liselot Koenen (GU) def. Kelsey Williams (RICH); 6-0, 6-3
Georgetown Women's Tennis Falls to Penn
The Georgetown women's tennis team suffered its first loss in over a month on Friday when it fell...
Hoyas Extend Winning Streak to Four with Win...
The Georgetown University women's tennis team defeated Seton Hall on Saturday in Morristown, N.J....
Hoya Women Defeat Navy 6-1
The Georgetown women's tennis team extended its win streak to three on Thursday afternoon when it...
Hoyas Defeat Towson Tigers 5-2
The Georgetown women's tennis team won its second straight match on Wednesday afternoon when it...
Georgetown Defeats George Washington in Sunday ...
The Georgetown women's tennis team bounced back from a loss at the hands of St. John's on Feb. 6,...
Georgetown Tennis Drops Meeting against St. John's
The Georgetown women's tennis squad dropped a meeting against BIG EAST foe St. John's on Friday...
Georgetown Tennis Heads to New York for the...
The Georgetown men's and women's tennis teams will hit the road this weekend for matches against ...
Georgetown Defeats James Madison 4-3
The Georgetown University women's tennis team defeated James Madison University on Saturday...
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: Add to calendar
Thursday, Apr 23 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Women's Tennis vs BIG EAST Championships All Day Friday, Apr 24 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Women's Tennis vs BIG EAST Championships All Day Saturday, Apr 25 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Women's Tennis vs BIG EAST Championships All Day Sunday, Apr 26 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Women's Tennis vs BIG EAST Championships All Day
- Online Stores & Tickets