Charleston Southern rallies to top UNCG, 4-3
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Trailing the match 3-2, Charleston Southern won a pair of three-set thrillers to turn away UNC Greensboro, 4-3, in nonconference women's tennis action Tuesday afternoon.
After UNCG's Valerie Behr, Annette Rios and Sasha Skirpkina recorded straight set wins in singles play to give UNCG a 3-2 lead, Charleston Southern won a pair of matches in decisive third sets. Andrea Schutte defeated Stephanie Macfarlane at No. 2 singles, 5-7, 6-0 and 6-3, while Marija Dzakovic topped Mikayla Rogers, 6-3, 2-6 and 6-2, at No. 4 singles.
Charleston Southern remained a perfect 6-0 on the season, while UNCG dropped to 5-2 on the spring campaign.
UNCG returns to the courts on Wednesday when they visit Coastal Carolina.
Charleston Southern 4, UNCG 3
1. Olga Makhova (CSU) def. Alex Whitehead (UNCG) 6-4, 6-2
2. Andrea Schutte (CSU) def. Stephaine Macfarlane (UNCG) 5-7, 6-0, 6-3
3. Valerie Behr (UNCG) def. Brooke Pletcher (CSU) 6-2, 6-4
4. Marija Dzakovic (CSU) def. Mikayla Rogers (UNCG) 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
5. Annette Rios (UNCG) def. Angie Torres (CSU) 2-6, 6-2, 6-3
6. Sasha Skripkina (UNCG) def. Andrea Gonzalez (CSU) 6-4, 6-2
1. Alex Whitehead/Stephaine Macfarlane (UNCG) def. Andrea Schutte/Angie Torres (CSU) 8-2
2 .Marija Dzakovic/Olga Makhova (CSU) def. Jessica Eblen/Annette Rios (UNCG) 8-1
3. Susita Das/Brooke Pletcher (CSU) def. Valerie Behr/Mikayla Rogers (UNCG) 8-3
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