Upsets fall short, Spartans eliminated at ITA Southeast Regional
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Two UNC Greensboro singles players and two doubles tandems fell short in upset bids Friday at the ITA Southeast Women’s Tennis Regional.
Valerie Behr lost to fifth-seeded Elizabeth Plotkin of Duke, 6-0 and 6-0, while Erica Zabkar fell to ninth-seeded Laura Giola of Furman, 6-1 and 6-0, in singles action.
Giola and Lauren Osborne, seeded ninth in doubles, topped Behr and Jess Eblen in a pro-set, 8-0. Alejandra Guerra and Arielle VonStrolley were also eliminated, dropping an 8-2 decision to Sophie Grabinski and Sanaz Marand of North Carolina.
(5) Elizabeth Plotkin (Duke) def. Valerie Behr (UNCG) 6-0, 6-0
(9) Laura Giola (Furman) def. Erica Zabkar 6-1, 6-0
(9) Laura Giola/Lauren Osborne (Furman) def. Valerie Behr/Jess Eblen (UNCG) 8-0
(4) Sophie Grabinski/Sanaz Marand (North Carolina) def. Alejandra Guerra/Arielle VonStrolley 8-2
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