Big South Women's Tennis Squares Off in Fall Classic

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LONGWOOD COMPETES IN GEORGETOWN CLASSIC

Longwood University women's tennis competed at the Georgetown Classic hosted by BIG EAST Conference member Georgetown University on September 21-22 in Washington, D.C.  The Lancers were led by junior Nicole Parker (3-1), senior Marta Pinyol (2-1), and sophomore Malin Allgurin (3-2) in singles competition.  Longwood will compete again this weekend, Sept. 29-30, hosting the Longwood Fall Invitational at the new tennis courts located adjacent to Charles Buddy Bolding Stadium at the corner of Race Street and Wynne Drive on campus in Farmville.

Parker won her round one match against Taylor Perz of host GU (6-3, 6-1), her round two match against Kyri Hadji of UMBC (6-0, 7-5) and her quarterfinal against Dorota Lysienia of George Washington University (6-3, 6-4) before falling in the semifinals to Sophie Panarese of GU (0-6, 1-6).  Pinyol received a round one bye before winning her round two match against Heidi Danielsson of UMBC (6-3, 6-1) and her quarterfinal match against Kelly Comolli of GU (2-6, 6-2, 6-2) en route to falling in the semifinals to Leah Pascarella of GWU (2-6, 0-6).  Allgurin won her round one match against Madeline Jaeger of GU (6-4, 6-3) and her round two match against Stephanie Wei of GWU (6-3, 6-1) before falling in the quarterfinals to Pascarella of GWU (3-6, 3-6).

Junior Sarah Moomau (0-2) fell in her round one match to Comolli of GU (3-6, 0-6) and in her consolation match to Arina Alileuva of Morgan State University (6-7 [4], 3-6).  Classmate Bethany Law (0-2) fell in her round one match to Christina Carpenter of GWU (3-6, 2-6) and in her consolation match to Mi'Kola Cooper of MSU (3-6, 0-6).

Allgurin and Moomau (1-1) won their round one doubles match against GU (8-1) before falling in the quarterfinals to GWU (2-8).  Parker and Law (0-1) dropped their only doubles match to GU (3-8).