UNCG holds on for 4-3 win over East Carolina
GREENVILLE, N.C. – Alejandra Guerra, Lucy Dougherty and Arielle VonStrolley picked up straight-set singles victories as UNC Greensboro edged East Carolina, 4-3, in non-conference women's tennis action Tuesday afternoon.
Arielle VonStrolley's win over Natalie Collins at No. 3 singles wrapped up UNCG's 4-3 win over East Carolina on Tuesday afternoon.
The match was tightly contested, although all of the matches were easily decided. The teams split the three singles matches after UNCG won two of three doubles matches to jump out to a 1-0 lead early on. Guerra topped Jessica Cook, 6-0 and 6-1, at No. 1 singles, while Arielle VonStrolley topped Natalie Collins, 6-2 and 6-4, at No. 3 singles.
Freshman Lucy Dougherty won for the 13th time in 14 matches when she shutout Rocio Cabanillas, 6-0 and 6-0. The Melbourne, Australia native is now 18-8 on the season.
UNCG (11-5) returns to league play on Saturday when they are on the road to face Chattanooga for a 10 am match.
UNCG 4, East Carolina 3
1. Alejandra Guerra (UNCG) def. Jessica Cook (ECU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Varinia Soler (ECU) def. Valerie Behr (UNCG) 6-1, 7-5
3. Arielle VonStrolley (UNCG) def. Natalie Collins (ECU) 6-2, 6-4
4. Brooke Walter (ECU) def. Britney Cloer (UNCG) 6-4, 6-4
5. Lucy Dougherty (UNCG) def. Rocio Cabanillas (ECU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Tamara Sachs (ECU) def. Jessica Eblen (UNCG) 6-4, 6-3
1. Alejandra Guerra/Arielle VonStrolley (UNCG) def. Jessica Cook/Varinia Soler (ECU) 8-3
2. Valerie Behr/Lucy Dougherty (UNCG) def. Rocio Cabanillas/Brooke Walter (ECU) 8-0
3. Natalie Collins/Tamara Sachs (ECU) def. Britney Cloer/Jessica Eblen (UNCG) 8-5
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