April 6, 2014
WASHINGTON – The Georgetown women’s tennis team (8-9, 2-2 BIG EAST) dropped a non-conference match on Saturday at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex to the Connecticut Huskies (6-11) on Georgetown’s campus, 4-3.
The match started with singles play, which the squads split 3-3.
GU freshman Victoire Saperstein (Las Vegas, Nev./Odyssey Charter School) continued to win in the No. 1 postion for the Hoyas with a straight-set, 6-4, 6-4 victory over UConn’s Srna Stosljevic.
Sophomore Liselot Koenen (St. Charles, Ill./St. Charles North) won in the No. 6 spot for Georgetown when she defeated Shea Flanagan in a three-set match, 6-7, 6-1, 6-2.
Junior Sophie Panarese (Milton, Mass./Milton Academy) fought off a match point to tie the match at 3-3. Panarese defeated Jennifer Learmonth of Connecticut in the last singles match to finish, 7-6, 3-6, 7-5.
But the Hoyas dropped the doubles point, 2-1, and the match, 4-3, when UConn won the No. 1 and 2 doubles matches.
The match between the Hoyas and the Huskies surpassed five hours on Saturday.
The women play UMBC in Baltimore, Md. on Wed., April 9 at 2 p.m.
UConn 4, Georgetown 3
Apr 05, 2014 at Washington, D.C. (McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex)
1. Victoire Saperstein (GU) def. Srna Stosljevic (UCONN) 6-4, 6-4
2. Emma Alderman (UCONN) def. Kelly Comolli (GU) 6-2, 6-3
3. Maxene Weinberg (UCONN) def. Madeline Jaeger (GU) 7-6, 6-3
4. Lucy Nutting (UCONN) def. Sophia Barnard (GU) 7-6, 7-6
5. Sophie Panarese (GU) def. Jennifer Learmonth (UCONN) 7-6, 3-6, 7-5
6. Liselot Koenen (GU) def. Shea Flanagan (UCONN) 6-7, 6-1, 6-2
1. Srna Stosljevic / Lucy Nutting (UCONN) def. Victoire Saperstein / Liselot Koenen (GU) 8-3
2. Maxene Weinberg / Emma Alderman (UCONN) def. Madeline Jaeger / Kelly Comolli (GU) 8-6
3. Sophie Panarese / Sophia Barnard (GU) def. Jennifer Learmonth / Marie Gargiulo (UCONN) 8-5