Women's Tennis Falls to Catholic on Senior Day

Women's Tennis Falls to Catholic on Senior Day

TOWSON, Md. – Sophomore Ali Tomasevich (Harleysville, Pa.) pulled out the only win for the Gophers at No. 5 singles in an 8-1 loss to Catholic at home during Senior Day on Wednesday afternoon.

The Gophers fell behind 3-0 after doubles play despite a strong battle at No. 1 and No. 3 singles. The senior duo of Leigh Oehrig (Woodbine, Md.) and Alice Goldstein-Plesser (Durham, N.C.) played Laura Torsiello and Sarah MacLean to a 9-8 (7-5) loss at No. 1 singles. Fellow senior Amber Penaloza (Damascus, Md.) paired up with Tomasevich to take an 8-5 loss at No. 3 singles.

In singles play junior Mackenzie Donohue (Bronx, N.Y.) took Erin Cole to the set tie-breaker, falling 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-7).  The Gophers continued to fall in order during singles play before Tomasevich toppled Faith Tamuleviz taking down the senior 6-3, 6-3 in the last match of the evening.

How It Happened:

Doubles competition

1. Laura Torsiello/Sarah MacLean (CUAW) def. A. Goldstein-Plesser/Leigh Oehrig (GOUW) 9-8 (7-5)

2. Jenna Gietl/Erin Cole (CUAW) def. Ali Gorson-Morrow/Mackenzie Donohue (GOUW) 8-1

3. Lisa Genadry/Faith Tamuleviz (CUAW) def. Amber Penaloza/Ali Tomasevich (GOUW) 8-5


Singles competition

1. Laura Torsiello (CUAW) def. A. Goldstein-Plesser (GOUW) 6-0, 6-2

2. Jenna Gietl (CUAW) def. Leigh Oehrig (GOUW) 6-2, 6-1

3. Sarah MacLean (CUAW) def. Ali Gorson-Morrow (GOUW) 6-4, 6-1

4. Erin Cole (CUAW) def. Mackenzie Donohue (GOUW) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-7)

5. Ali Tomasevich (GOUW) def. Faith Tamuleviz (CUAW) 6-3, 6-3

6. Elizabeth Ast (CUAW) def. Katie Marzerka (GOUW) 6-3, 6-4

Up Next:

The Gophers close out the season with three road matches, taking on Elizabethtown this Saturday at 1PM.