No. 5 Hoyas Down No. 12 Pirates in BIG EAST Tournament

Madeline Jaeger

April 19, 2012

Final Stats

WASHINGTON - The No. 5 seed Georgetown University women's tennis team (16-5) toppled the No. 12 seed Seton Hall University Pirates, 4-0, in the first round of the BIG EAST Women's Tennis Championship on Thursday in Tampa, Fla. The Hoyas will move on to play No. 4 seed DePaul University Friday at noon at the Varsity Courts.

In doubles play, the No. 2 pair of sophomore Tina Tehrani (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) and junior Vicky Sekely (Mississaga, Ontario/Lorne Park Secondary School) scored an 8-1 win while the No. 3 duo of freshman Sophie Panarese (Milton, Mass./Milton Academy) and sophomore Madeline Jaeger (Laguna Beach, Calif./Laguna Beach) won, 8-2, to gain the point for the Hoyas.

Sekely kept rolling for the Blue & Gray with a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 3 to make it 2-0. No. 2 Tehrani followed with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Seton Hall sophomore Rocio Portela for the match's third point and Jaeger finished the match with a 6-2, 6-2 win over SHU freshman Maria Rodriguez at No. 5.

The Hoyas will advance to play No. 4 seed DePaul on Friday at noon at the Varsity Courts.

Results from all BIG EAST Tennis Championship action can be found at the BIG EAST Championship Central page.

 

 

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Schedules

March 24
12:00 PM
St. Johns
Flushing, N.Y.
March 27
3:30 PM
George Mason
Fairfax, Va.
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.