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Women's Tennis Drops Matchup at Elon 03-07-2017

BURLINGTON, N.C. – UNCG women’s tennis fell to the Elon Phoenix 6-1 on Tuesday afternoon in Burlington.  UNCG managed one win in the contest, coming from Nancy Bridges (Shelby, N.C./Shelby).  Bridges improves to 5-4 on the season.  The Spartans are 1-10 on the season, Elon improves to 10-5. 

The Spartans fell at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles.  The pair of Alice Taylor (Cambridge, Great Britain/UMBC) and Masey DeMoss (Mayodan, N.C./McMichael) did not finish the match at No.1. 

Bridges notched the victory at No.. 4 singles, defeating Maria Paraja, 6-0, 7-6 (7-4).  DeMoss suffered a hard fought three-set loss at No. 2 singles to Olivia Lucas ( 6=7 (1-7), 6-3, 1-0 (10-8). 

Singles competition

1. Erica Braschi (ELON) def. Alice Taylor (UNCG) 6-4, 6-1

2. Olivia Lucas (ELON) def. Masey DeMoss (UNCG) 6-7 (1-7), 6-3, 1-0 (10-8)

3. Suzanne Zenoni (ELON) def. Sarah Swiderski (UNCG) 6-2, 6-1

4. Nancy Bridges (UNCG) def. Maria Paraja (ELON) 6-0, 7-6 (7-4)

5. Kirsten Ward (ELON) def. Sophia Adams (UNCG) 6-0, 6-0

6. Alex Koniaev (ELON) def. Corinne Blythe (UNCG) 6-4, 6-2

Doubles competition

1. Maria Paraja/Alex Koniaev (ELON) vs. Alice Taylor/Masey DeMoss (UNCG) 3-4, unfinished

2. Kirsten Ward/Suzanne Zenoni (ELON) def. Blaine Boaz/Nancy Bridges (UNCG) 6-1

3. Erica Braschi/Olivia Lucas (ELON) def. Sophia Adams/Yasmin Franco (UNCG) 6-0

Match Notes:

UNCG 1-10

Elon 10-5

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (5,3,6,4,1,2)

The Blue and Gold is back in action Wednesday, March 15 as they travel to St. Augustine, Fla. for  a matchup with Flagler College. 


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