Brianna Gomez earned UNCG's lone win in the singles competition as UNCG fell to Elon, 5-2.
Brianna Gomez earned UNCG's lone win in the singles competition as UNCG fell to Elon, 5-2.
Courtesy: Photo Courtesy of Carlos Morales

Women's Tennis Falls to Elon at Home

UNCGSpartans.com 03-28-2018

Greensboro, N.C. - UNCG women's tennis dropped a 5-2 decision to the Elon Phoenix Wednesday night at the UNCG Tennis Courts. The Spartans took the doubles point, but fell in five of six singles matches in the loss. UNCG falls to 3-11 on the season, while Elon improves to 11-9. 

The Spartans got the scoring started, taking two of three doubles matches to earn the first point of the afternoon. After splitting the matches at No. 1 and No. 3, the No. 2 partnership of  Emily Ory and Nancy Bridges knocked off Olivia Lucas and Erica Braschi, 6-4 to earn the point.

The singles competition didn’t go the Spartans’ way as UNCG dropped five of the six matches. Brianna Gomez earned UNCG’s victory, defeating Maria Paraja, 6-4, 4-6, 10-6 at No. 4.

Singles competition

  1. Olivia Lucas (ELON) def. Nancy Bridges (UNCG) 6-4, 6-4
  2. Erica Braschi (ELON) def. Sophia Adams (UNCG) 6-4, 6-1
  3. Suzanne Zenoni (ELON) def. Corinne Blythe (UNCG) 5-4, retired
  4. Brianna Gomez (UNCG) def. Maria Paraja (ELON) 6-4, 4-6, 10-6
  5. Alex Koniaev (ELON) def. Blaine Boaz (UNCG) 6-3, 6-4
  6. Kirsten Ward (ELON) def. Emily Ory (UNCG) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition

  1. Alex Koniaev/Maria Paraja (ELON) def. Blaine Boaz/Corinne Blythe (UNCG) 6-1
  2. Emily Ory/Nancy Bridges (UNCG) def. Olivia Lucas/Erica Braschi (ELON) 6-4
  3. Alice Taylor/Sophia Adams (UNCG) def. Kirsten Ward/Suzanne Zenoni (ELON) 6-4

Match Notes:

Elon 11-9

UNCG Women's Tennis 3-11

The women’s tennis team is back in action this Friday as they take on SoCon foe Mercer in Macon at noon.

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