GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro got four wins at the bottom of its lineup to singles lift the Spartans to a 4-3 win over Liberty in women's tennis action Tuesday afternoon.
Valerie Behr, Mikayla Rogers and Annette Rios each earned straight-set wins, while Sasha Skripkina earned a forfeit win against an injury-plagued Liberty squad. Rios picked up her 20th win of the year, defeated Hannah Fick, 6-0 and 6-3. The freshman from Santa Ana, El Salvador is now 20-7 overall this year, 13-4 on the spring season.
Behr topped Carol Lobel, 6-2 and 6-0 at No. 3 singles, while Rogers handled Fabiana Gouveia at No. 4 singles, 6-2 and 6-1.
The Spartans return to action on Saturday when they return to conference play and visit Wofford.
UNCG 4, LIBERTY 3
1. Jordan Jenkins (LU) def. Alex Whitehead (UNCG) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
2. N. Solomon-Burgess (LU) def. Stephanie Macfarlane (UNCG) 6-3, 6-1
3. Valerie Behr (UNCG) def., Carol Lobel (LU) 6-2, 6-0
4. Mikayla Rogers (UNCG) def. Fabiana Gouveia (LU) 6-2, 6-1
5. Annette Rios (UNCG) def. Hannah Fick (LU) 6-0, 6-3
6. Sasha Skripkina (UNCG) won by forfeit
1.Jordan Jenkins/ Carol Lobel (LU) def. Valerie Behr/Stephanie Macfarlane (UNCG) 8-6
2. N. Solomon-Burgess ./Hannah Fick (LU) def. Jessica Eblen/Annette Rios (UNCG) 8-6
3. Mikayla Rogers/Alex Whitehead (UNCG) won by forfeit
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