No. 66 UNCG falls to Coastal Carolina, 5-2
CHARLESTON, S.C. - UNC Greensboro's Annette Rios picked up a straight-set win in singles action, but Coastal Carolina won the other five singles flights on its way to a 5-2 win over the Spartans in nonconference women's tennis action
The Spartans, who are ranked No. 66 in this week's ITA computer team rankings, also swept all three doubles matches. However, the Chants (10-1) picked up four singles wins in straight sets and Paty Cortes rallied from down a set to defeat Mikayla Rogers.
Rios, playing at No. 5 singles, topped Maria Camberos of Coastal Carolina, 6-2 and 6-1. She teamed with Jessica Eblen to pull out a doubles victory, as well, topping Alex Derungs and Caitlyn Brooksbank 8-7, including 8-6 in the tiebreaker.
UNCG (5-3) returns to action on Friday when it visits Georgia Southern for a Southern Conference match. Start time is set for 2 p.m.
Coastal Carolina 5, #66 UNC Greensboro 2
1. Miki Bunea (COASTAL) def. Alex Whitehead (UNCG) 6-2, 6-4
2. Lexi Bolesky (COASTAL) def. Stephanie Macfarlane (UNCG) 6-0, 6-0
3. Kim Webb (COASTAL) def. Valerie Behr (UNCG) 6-4, 6-3
4. Paty Cortes (COASTAL) def. Mikayla Rogers (UNCG) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4
5. Annette Rios (UNCG) def. Maria Camberos (COASTAL) 6-2, 6-1
6. Mary Hill (COASTAL) def. Jessica Eblen (UNCG) 6-2, 6-4
1. Alex Whitehead/Stephaine Macfarlane (UNCG) def. Lexi
Bolesky/Miki Bunea (COASTAL) 8-2
2. Jessica Eblen/Annette Rios (UNCG) def. Caitlyn Brooksbank/Alex DeRungs (COASTAL) 8-7 (8-6)
3. Valerie Behr/Mikayla Rogers (UNCG) def. Shelby Bates/Amanda Malatek (COASTAL) 8-5
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