Sports in Brief: Women’s tennis heads to George Mason Invitational

The women’s tennis team headed to the George Mason Invitational over the weekend, tallying 11 singles victories and six doubles wins.

Play opened Friday, with senior Jacqueline Corba, junior Lorena Valente, senior Meg Tyner, sophomore Isabella Escobar and senior Zoe Krohn all picking up singles victories. Corba and Tyner fell 8-6 in their first doubles match, but later posted an 8-1 victory in their second match before dropping their third 8-1. Sophomore Leah Pascarella and junior Dorota Lysienia fell in their doubles match, but Krohn and junior Mimi Hamling teamed up to earn a final doubles victory.

Saturday, sophomore Julia Blakeley, Pascarella and Valente picked up two singles victories each, and Corba and Escobar added one of their own. The Colonials then swept doubles action. Pascarella and Escobar posted an 8-2 victory, while Hamling and Krohn won their game 8-1. Corba and Lysienia rounded out doubles action with an 8-5 win.

GW finishes its fall season at the ITA Regionals Oct. 21 through Oct. 26 in Norfolk, Va.

Number Crunch: 1

GW’s spot in Atlantic 10 rankings, tied with Fordham, after opening league play with back-to-back shutouts.

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