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

February 23
6:00 PM
Xavier
Cincinnati, Ohio
February 25
11:00 AM
William & Mary
Williamsburg, Va.
March 4
12:00 PM
Nova Southeastern
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
March 5
9:00 AM
Florida Atlantic
Boca Raton, Fla.
March 8
10:00 AM
Barry
Miami Shores, Fla.
March 16
3:00 PM
Old Dominion
Norfolk, Va.
March 17
10:00 AM
Middle Tennessee State
Norfolk, Va.
March 23
TBA
Rhode Island
Yates Field House
March 24
11:00 AM
Navy
Annapolis, Md.
March 28
2:30 PM
Richmond
Richmond, Va.
April 6
3:00 PM
George Washington
GW Tennis Center
April 19
3:00 PM
George Mason
Fairfax, Va.
April 21
12:00 PM
Villanova
Washington, D.C.
April 26
TBA
First Round
Cayce, S.C.
April 27
TBA
Quarterfinals
Cayce, S.C.
April 28
TBA
Semifinals
Cayce, S.C.
April 29
TBA
Championship
Cayce, S.C.