Women's Tennis Falls to Ball State
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – UNCG women’s tennis suffered a 6-1 defeat to the Ball State Cardinals Sunday afternoon. The Spartans fall to 0-2 on the season. Ball State improves to 2-1 on the young season.
UNCG was unable to gain an advantage in the doubles competition. The pair of Alice Taylor (Cambridge, Great Britain/UMBC) and Yasmin Franco (Largo, Fla./Indian Rocks Christian) fell to Audrey Berger and Julia Shircea, 6-1. Blaine Boaz (Dunwoody, Ga./Saint Pius X) and Masey DeMoss (Mayodan, N.C./McMichael) dropped No. 2, 6-0. Sarah Swiderski (Wesley Chapel, Fla./Saddlebrook Prep) and Corinne Blythe (Leicestershire, Great Britain/Queenswood School) retired in the No. 3 competition after Ball State clinched the point.
Taylor scored UNCG’s lone point of the afternoon. At No. 1 singles, Taylor defeated Carmen Blanco, 6-2, 6-2 to earn her first victory as a Spartan.
1. Alice Taylor (UNCG) def. Carmen Blanco (BSU) 6-2, 6-2
2. Peyton Gollhofer (BSU) def. Sarah Swiderski (UNCG) 7-5, 6-1
3. Toni Ormond (BSU) def. Yasmin Franco (UNCG) 6-3, 6-2
4. Isabelle Dohanics (BSU) def. Masey DeMoss (UNCG) 6-3, 6-0
5. Rebecca Herrington (BSU) def. Blaine Boaz (UNCG) 6-2, 6-0
6. Audrey Berger (BSU) def. Corinne Blythe (UNCG) 6-7 (1-7), 6-3, 1-0 (10-8)
UNCG is back in action Saturday, Feb. 4 at home against UNC Asheville at 1:00 p.m.