Women's Tennis Falls in Senior Day Matchup with Samford
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women’s tennis celebrated the careers of Masey DeMoss (Mayodan, N.C./McMichael) and Yasmin Franco (Largo, Fla./Indian Rocks Christian) prior to the start of Saturday’s match with the Samford Bulldogs. UNCG dropped the match 5-2 and fall to 3-17 overall and 2-4 in the Southern Conference. Samford improves to 10-9 and 2-3 in the SoCon.
Samford was able to take the doubles point, taking No. 1 and No. 2. Corinne Blythe and Sophia Adams (Miami, Fla./TERRA Environmental Institute) avoided the sweep, defeating Savannah Wood and Arianna Beltrame, 6-3.
In singles play, UNCG recorded two points behind wins from Adams and Nancy Bridges (Shelby, N.C./Shelby). Adams defeated Grace Jennings in two sets, 7-5, 6-3 at No. 4. Bridges recorded a three-set victory over Elsa Pool at No. 3, 6-2 6-7 (7-9), 6-3).
1. Ellie Gerlach (SAM-W) def. Masey DeMoss (UNCG) 6-3, 6-2
2. Savannah Wood (SAM-W) def. Alice Taylor (UNCG) 2-6, 7-5, 7-5
3. Nancy Bridges (UNCG) def. Elsa Pool (SAM-W) 6-2, 6-7 (7-9), 6-3
4. Sophia Adams (UNCG) def. Grace Jennings (SAM-W) 7-5, 6-3
5. Arianna Beltrame (SAM-W) def. Blaine Boaz (UNCG) 6-4, 6-2
6. Annika Hepp (SAM-W) def. Corinne Blythe (UNCG) 6-7 (0-5), 6-3, 6-4
Samford Women's Tennis 10-9, 2-3 SoCon
UNCG 3-17, 2-4 SoCon
Women’s tennis is back in action next Saturday at 12:00 p.m. in Johnson City, Tenn. as it takes on the ETSU Buccaneers.