May 2, 2013
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University women's tennis team held its 2013 awards dinner last night and honored its standout student-athletes. Head Coach Gordie Ernst presented the top honors of the 2012-13 season.
Sophomore Sophie Panarese (Milton, Mass./Milton Academy) was named the team's Most Valuable Player for the 2012-13 season. Panarese led the Hoyas in singles wins with a 19-8 record. She was 12-6 in dual matches. She earned BIG EAST Women's Tennis Player of the Week after winning two pivotal matches, in singles and doubles, over No. 33 William & Mary. She also posted a 17-12 doubles mark.
Senior co-captain Nora Montgomery (Winnetka, Ill./Loyola Academy) received the Coaches Award for her hard work and dedication to the team all season long. Montgomery's leadership as a team captain helped the Hoyas achieve success. She played 12 singles and doubles matches combined during the year.
Fellow senior co-captain Victoria Sekely (Mississaga, Ontario/Lone Park Secondary School) became a member of the Hoya 100 Win Club after totaling 127 career singles and doubles victories. Sekely built a 13-11 singles record in 2012-13 and went 10-10 in dual matches on court one. She was the Hoya leader in doubles victories with a 20-10 overall mark.
The Hoyas ended their season with a 15-8 overall mark and a 3-3 record in BIG EAST play. GU built a 6-2 mark at home and was 7-2 in away matches. During the season the Hoyas had a seven match win streak, including a 4-3 win over then No. 33 William & Mary.