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WOMEN'S TENNIS UPENDS GEORGE MASON, 5-2
UMBC won all four singles matches that it competed in, as the Retrievers defaulted at #5 and #6 singles. Top-seeded senior Ale Pedergnana evened her spring record at 4-4 with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Maricel Ballester. UMBC won the other three singles matches in straight sets—No. 2 freshman Cornelia Carapcea defeated Jenn Dektas, 6-1, 6-1, No. 3 freshman Joy Adewumi defeated Julie Moscato, 6-1, 6-1, and junior Elizabeth Anderson shutout Alicia Van Zandt, 6-0, 6-0.
That foursome combined to win both doubles matches to give the Retrievers the doubles point. Pedergnana and Carapcea defeated Ballester and Van Zandt at No. 1 doubles, 8-1, and Adewumi and
The Retrievers return to action on March 13 when they host
UMBC 5, George Mason 2
Doubles: #1 Ale Pedergnana/Cornelia Carapcea, UMBC def. Maricel Ballester/Alicia Van Zandt, G, 8-1; #2 Joy Adewumi/Elizabeth Anderson, UMBC def. Jenn Detkas/Julie Moscato, G, 8-6; #3 Claudia Antezano/Jen Kramer, G, won by default.
Singles: #1 Pedergnana, UMBC def. Ballester, G, 6-2, 6-2; #2 Carapcea, UMBC def. Detkas, G, 6-1, 6-1; #3 Adewumi, UMBC def. Moscato, G, 6-1, 6-1. #4 Anderson, UMBC def. Van Zandt, G, 6-0, 6-0. #5 Antezano, G, won by default. #6 Kramer, G, won by default