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UMW Women's Tennis Competes at Weekend St. Joseph's Invitational

UMW Women's Tennis Competes at Weekend St. Joseph's Invitational

The University of Mary Washington women's tennis team competed this weekend at the St. Joseph's University Invitational, against Division I opponents.

THe highlight came as junior Abby Moghtader and senior Lauren Quinn won the Flight 1 doubles draw, defeating Bodewes and Manwiller of Loyola, 9-7, teammates Emily Beckner and Hana Kimmey in the semis, 8-2, and Elliott and Weiss of St. Joe's in the final, 8-6.

Claire Coleman and Amanda Hagino also reached the semifinals, downing Aguirre and Decker of Loyola, 8-4, and Bockman and Giambo of Marist, 8-4, before falling to Elliott and Weiss, 8-5. Riley Smith teamed with Julia Thompson of Loyola to win one match, 9-8 (5) over Ciano and Zaphris of Loyola before falling, 8-1, to Amato and Amato of St. Joe's.

In 1 bracket singles, Lauren Quinn lost to Laura Manwiller of Loyola, 6-3, 3-6, 11-9, in the first round, and Abby Moghtader defeated Stow Weiss of St. Joe's, 6-1, 3-6, 10-3, in first round action before falling to Loyola's Olivia Tracey, 7-6 (4), 6-3, in the semifinal.

In 2 bracket singles, Claire Coleman defeated Ellen Zureick of Marist, 7-5, 6-4, in the first round before falling to Emily Elliott of St. Joe's, 3-6, 7-5, 10-7. Hana Kimmey fell in the second round after a bye in 3 singles to Ireland Amato of St. Joe's, 6-2, 7-5. Emily Beckner fell in 3 bracket to Emma King of Marist, 7-5, 6-1.

Amanda Hagino won her first match in 3 singles, topping Sophia Amato of St. Joe's, 6-1, 7-5, before falling to Julia Thompson of Loyola, 7-5, 6-7 (4), 10-7. Riley Smith defeated Brooke Santoriello of Loyola, 6-1, 6-2, before falling to Thompson, 6-2, 7-6 (3).

The Eagles will host the annual ITA regional championship at the Hegmann Tennis Facility on September 25-27.