Women's Tennis Upsets No. 57 Syracuse in BIG EAST Play

Tina Tehrani

April 13, 2012

Final Stats

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University women's tennis squad continued to roll on Friday with a 5-2 victory over the No. 57 Syracuse University Orange at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex. It marked the first time in program history that the Blue & Gray beat the Orange as well as a ranked team. The Hoyas are now 14-5 overall and 4-2 in BIG EAST Conference play.

Georgetown started it out picking up the doubles point. The No. 3 pair of freshman Sophie Panarese (Milton, Mass./Milton Academy) and sophomore Madeline Jaeger (Laguna Beach, Calif./Laguna Beach) downed their opponents, 8-3. At No. 2, the pair of junior Vicky Sekely (Mississaga, Ontario/Lorne Park Secondary School) and sophomore Tina Tehrani (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) secured the point with the 8-5 victory.

With a 1-0 lead, the Hoyas added one more when Tehrani defeated her opponent at No. 2 by a score of 6-1, 6-0. The Orange pulled within one, but Sekely kept GU going with a 6-3, 7-6 win at No. 3.

Senior Lauren Greco clinched the match at No. 1 with a big win over her opponent 6-7, 6-2, 6-4 to give the Blue & Gray the victory.

Jaeger made the final 5-2 at No. 5 taking the match 0-6, 6-3, 1-0, retired.

The victory was GU's seventh in a row.

Georgetown will close out the regular season on Saturday as the squad hosts the Villanova University Wildcats at noon at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex.

 

 

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