Women's Tennis Cruises Past Seton Hall, 6-1

Sophie Panarese

April 7, 2012

Final Stats

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University women's tennis team improved to 3-2 in BIG EAST Conference play on Friday with a 6-1 victory over the Seton Hall University Pirates at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Courts. It helped Georgetown to its current 12-5 overall record including a mark of 8-2 at home and a current five-match win streak.

The Hoyas jumped out to the early lead picking up the doubles point in the first two matches. The No. 2 pair of sophomore Tina Tehrani (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) and junior Vicky Sekely (Mississaga, Ontario/Lorne Park Secondary School) won by a score of 8-3, before the No. 3 pair made up of freshman Sophie Panarese (Milton, Mass./Milton Academy) and sophomore Madeline Jaeger (Laguna Beach, Calif./Laguna Beach) took the match with the 8-4 win.

In singles play, Sekely started it out with a straight-set victory at No. 3, 6-0, 6-0. Panarese continued her impressive rookie campaign with the 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 6. The freshman is currently on a six-match singles win streak and has won 13 of her past 14 singles matches played.

Sophomore Kelly Comolli (Newburyport, Mass./Philips Exeter Academy) clinched the match at No. 4 with a 6-3, 6-1 win, before Jaeger nabbed the 6-4, 6-2 victory. Comolli is currently on a seven-match singles win streak.

Tehrani rounded it out at No. 2 with a 6-2, 6-3 decision to make the final, 6-1, in favor of the Hoyas. The sophomore has won her past six matches.

The Blue & Gray will finish out the regular season this week with three matches at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex.

GU will host St. Francis on Tuesday before a pair of BIG EAST matches over the weekend hosting the Syracuse University Orange and the Villanova University Wildcats on Friday and Saturday.

 

 

Tuesday's match is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
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Schedules

March 30
6:00 PM
Towson
Towson, Md.
April 8
12:00 PM
DePaul
Washington, D.C.
April 21
11:00 AM
Navy
Washington, D.C.
April 22
12:00 PM
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.