Women's Tennis Drops Close 4-3 Match to UConn on Saturday

April 6, 2014

Complete Results

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) 

Singles
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 


 

 

Doubles
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

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Schedules

April 22
Postponed
Villanova
Villanova, Pa.
April 23
L, 5-2
Villanova
Villanova, Pa.
April 27
All Day
First Round
Cayce, S.C.
April 28
All Day
Quarterfinals
Cayce, S.C.
April 29
All Day
Semifinals
Cayce, S.C.
April 30
All Day
Championship
Cayce, S.C.