Corinne Blythe earned wins in doubles and singles play as women's tennis won its third-straight match, defeating UNC Asheville, 4-3
Corinne Blythe earned wins in doubles and singles play as women's tennis won its third-straight match, defeating UNC Asheville, 4-3
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Women's Tennis Wins Third Straight, Defeating UNC Asheville, 4-3

UNCGSpartans.com 02-25-2018

GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women’s tennis notched its third-straight victory Sunday afternoon at the Asheville Racquet Club, defeating the UNC Asheville Bulldogs, 4-3. The Spartans improve their record to 3-2 on the season, while the Bulldogs fall to 4-3.

UNC Asheville scored the first point of the afternoon, winning No.1 and No. 3 doubles. Corinne Blythe (Leicestershire, Great Britain/Queenswood School) teamed with Alice Taylor (Cambridge, Great Britain/UMBC) to defeat Christin Louw and Lauren Watson-Steele, 6-3 at No. 2.

UNCG won four of the six singles matches to earn the point. Nancy Bridges (Shelby, N.C./Shelby) notched a 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 1, defeating Kylee Shipley. The Spartans took home matches No. 4-6 to earn the win. Brianna Gomez (Miami, Fla./John A. Ferguson) notched a 7-5, 6-2 win at No. 6 before Sophia Adams (Miami, Fla./ TERRA Environmental Institute) and Blythe earned three-set wins to earn the victory. Adams defeated Amalie Davidsen, 1-6, 6-2, 6-1 at No. 5, with Blythe earning the 2-6, 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 4 to secure the win.

Singles competition

  1. Nancy Bridges (UNCG) def. SHIPLEY, Kylee (AVL) 6-3, 6-3
  2. SIDOR, Emily (AVL) def. Alice Taylor (UNCG) 7-6, 6-4
  3. WATSON-STEELE, L. (AVL) def. Blaine Boaz (UNCG) 6-2, 6-7, 6-4
  4. Corinne Blythe (UNCG) def. LOUW, Christin (AVL) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1
  5. Sophia Adams (UNCG) def. DAVIDSEN, Amalie (AVL) 1-6, 6-2, 6-1
  6. Brianna Gomez (UNCG) def. LOVE, Taylor (AVL) 7-5, 6-2

Doubles competition

  1. SHIPLEY, Kylee/FRANCISCO, Hannah (AVL) def. Nancy Bridges/Blaine Boaz (UNCG) 6-2
  2. Corinne Blythe/Alice Taylor (UNCG) def. LOUW, Christin/WATSON-STEELE, L. (AVL) 6-3
  3. SIDOR, Emily/LOVE, Taylor (AVL) def. Sophia Adams/Emily Ory (UNCG) 6-0

Match Notes:

UNCG 3-2

UNC Asheville 4-3

Women’s tennis is back in action Tuesday as they head to Coastal Carolina for a matchup at 2 p.m.

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