Bridges Victorious as Spartans Fall to UNCW
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women’s tennis dropped a 6-1 decision to the UNCW Seahawks Thursday afternoon at the UNCG Tennis Courts. Nancy Bridges (Shelby, N.C./Shelby) earned a three-set victory to earn UNCG’s point. The Spartans fall to 1-6 on the season. UNCW improves to 4-1.
UNCG dropped the doubles portion of the competition. Alice Taylor (Cambridge, Great Britain/UMBC) and Yasmin Franco (Largo, Fla./Indian Rocks) fell at No. 1, 7-5. Masey DeMoss (Mayodan, N.C./McMichael) and Corinne Blythe (Leicestershire, Great Britain/Queenswood School) dropped No. 3, 7-5.
Bridges notched a three-set victory at No. 5 singles, coming from behind to defeat Laura Gomez, 5-7, 7-6, 12-10.
1. Madara Straume (UNCW) def. Alice Taylor (UNCG) 6-0, 6-3
2. Alix Theodossiou (UNCW) def. Sarah Swiderski (UNCG) 6-1, 6-3
3. Annika Sillanpaa (UNCW) def. Masey DeMoss (UNCG) 6-2, 6-7, 6-4
4. Xandra Fougner (UNCW) def. Yasmin Franco (UNCG) 6-4, 6-3
5. Nancy Bridges (UNCG) def. Laura Gomez (UNCW) 5-7, 7-6, 12-10
6. Sabrina Barisano (UNCW) def. Sophia Adams (UNCG) 7-5, 6-3
The Spartans are back in action Saturday at 1:00 p.m. as they host Georgia Southern at the UNCG Tennis Courts.