GREENSBORO, N.C.- UNC Greensboro cruised through five wins in singles play to defeat Longwood, 6-1, in nonconference women's tennis Sunday afternoon.
The Spartans raised their spring dual record to 3-1 on the year. Alex Whitehead, playing ahead in the lineup due to an injury to Lucy Dougherty, cruised to a 6-4, 6-2 win over Zsofia Jakab at No. 1 singles to lead the way. Whitehead also teamed up with Stephanie Macfarlane for an easy doubles win over Jakab and Allison Shulman, 8-2.
Valerie Behr, Anettie Rios and Jessica Eblen also won in straight sets, while Macfarlane won her match by retirement.
The Spartans return to action on Thursday when they host a rescheduled match against East Carolina at 2:30 p.m.
Singles: Alex Whitehead (UNCG) def. Zsofia Jakab 6-4, 6-2; Stephanie Macfarlane (UNCG) def. Laura Simon 5-2, retired; Valerie Behr (UNCG) def. Marta Pinvol 6-1, 6-3; Mason Davis (LU) def. Mikayla Rogers 6-3, 6-4; Annette Rios (UNCG) def. Allison Shulman 6-1, 6-1; Jessica Eblen (UNCG) def. Hannah Hill 6-4, 6-3.
Doubles: Whitehead/Macfarlane (UNCG) def. Jakab/Shulman 8-2; Eblen/Rios (UNCG) def. Davis/Pinyol 8-3; Hill/Simon (LU) def. Behr/Rogers 8-6.
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