UNCG earns first SoCon win, tops Georgia Southern
STATESBORO, GA – UNC Greensboro earned four singles wins in six matches to pick up its first Southern Conference win of the season with a 5-2 win over Georgia Southern on Saturday afternoon.
UNCG (3-6, 1-2) got straight-set singles wins from Alejandra Guerra and Erica Zabkar, coupled with a pair of third-set wins by Britney Cloer and Arielle VonStrolley to earn the Spartans’ first SoCon win of the season. The Spartans won all three doubles pro-sets to get the day started in its favor.
With the loss, Georgia Southern dropped to 7-7, 1-3 in SoCon play.
UNCG steps out of conference to host UNC Wilmington on Tuesday.
UNCG 5, Georgia Southern 2
1. Alejandra Guerra (UNCG) def. Kristi Kegerreis (GSU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Arielle VonStrolley (UNCG) def. Melanie Rolle (GSU) 1-6, 6-3, 6-1
3. Ali Beavers (GSU) def. Valerie Behr (UNCG) 6-2, 6-1
4. Britney Cloer (UNCG) def. Molly Maddox (GSU) 3-6, 7-6 (7-6), 6-1
5. Erica Zabkar (UNCG) def. Christine Caforio (GSU) 6-0, 7-6 (7-5)
6. Jessica Fuller (GSU) def. Courtney Akel (UNCG) 6-3, 6-2
1. Alejandra Guerra/Arielle VonStrolley (UNCG) def. Christine Caforio/Kristi Kegerreis (GSU) 8-2
2. Erica Zabkar/Valerie Behr (UNCG) def. Ali Beavers/Melanie Rolle (GSU) 8-2
3. Britney Cloer/Jess Eblen (UNCG) def. Jessica Matlosz/Emma Knight (GSU) 8-3
UNCG 3-5, 1-0 SoCon
Georgia Southern 7-7, 1-3 SoCon
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