Women's Tennis Defeats Seton Hall in BIG EAST Match

Sophie Panarese won her singles match at the No. 5 position on Friday.

April 4, 2014

Complete Results

WASHINGTON – The Georgetown women’s tennis team (8-8, 2-2 BIG EAST) moved back to .500 with a BIG EAST matchup victory over Seton Hall (10-7, 2-2 BIG EAST) by the score of 4-3 at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex on Georgetown’s campus on Friday afternoon.

The Hoyas won the vital doubles point, 2-1, to begin the match which turned out to be the difference as the two squads spilt the six singles matches.

Georgetown dropped the No. 1-3 singles matches, but still managed to come away with the Friday afternoon victory.

Freshman Sophia Barnard (Mill Neck, N.Y./Portledge School) won in straight-sets in the No. 4 position for the Hoyas over Seton Hall’s Julia Keenan, 6-4, 7-5, for her eighth win in the dual matches.

Junior Sophie Panarese (Milton, Mass./Milton Academy) won the No. 5 singles match, 6-3, 6-3, over Madison Shoemaker of Seton Hall. Panarese improved her record, from the No. 5 position, to 6-6 on the season with the win.

Sophomore Liselot Koenen (St. Charles, Ill./St. Charles North) defeated Seton Hall’s Julie Martiny in a three-set match from the No. 6 spot. Koenen, who won the match 7-5, 2-6, 6-1, is now 6-6 on the duals season with all six wins coming from the No. 6 singles position.

The Blue & Gray host the Connecticut Huskies in a non-conference match tomorrow, Sat., April 5, at 10 a.m. ET at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex.

Georgetown 4, Seton Hall 3

 #1: Pui Wing Sher (SH) def. Victoire Saperstein (GU); 7-5, 6-2

 #2: Hannah Liljkevist (SH) def. Kelly Comolli (GU); 6-0, 5-7, 7-5


 

 

 #3: Rocio Portela-Berrios (SH) def. Madeline Jaeger (GU); 6-4, 6-2

 #4: Sophia Barnard (GU) def. Julia Keenan (SH); 6-4, 7-5

 #5: Sophie Panarese (GU) def. Madison Shoemaker; 6-3, 6-3

 #6: Liselot Koenen (GU) def. Julie Martiny; 7-5, 2-6, 6-1

 

#1: Liselot Koenen / Victoire Saperstein (GU) def. Pui Wing Sher / Rocio Portela-Berrios (SH); 8-5

#2: Kelly Comolli / Madeline Jaeger (GU) def. Madison Shoemaker / Julia Keenan (SH); 8-3

#3: Hannah Liljkevist / Alexandra Landert (SH) def. Taylor Perz / Sophie Panarese (GU); 8-5

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