South Hadley, MA — On the weekend of January 15th – 17th, the 2016 Pioneer Valley Invitational was hosted by Amherst College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College.
On the third day of the three-day event, George Washington University faced Wesleyan University. The match was played at Mount Holyoke College.
In the match at the #1 position, Laila Samy (Wesleyan) and Anna Porras (George Washington) squared off. Last season, both players were named to the All-American teams. Samy was a First Team All-American, while Porras was a Second Team All-American.
After losing the first game, Samy captured the next three to win the match (6-11, 11-8, 11-4, and 11-3).
George Washington captured the team match, 8-1.
Below is video from the match.