Sophia Adams notched UNCG's point by defeating her opponent in straight sets at No. 3 against Samford
Sophia Adams notched UNCG's point by defeating her opponent in straight sets at No. 3 against Samford
Courtesy: Photo Courtesy of Carlos Morales

Women's Tennis Falls to Samford in Birmingham

UNCGSpartans.com 03-31-2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – UNCG women’s tennis dropped its Southern Conference matchup with the Samford Bulldogs, 6-1 Saturday afternoon. With the loss, UNCG falls to 3-13 on the season, and 0-5 in SoCon play. Samford improves to 10-7 and 4-0 in league action.

Samford swept the doubles competition to earn the first point. Singles play saw the Bulldogs win five of six matches to earn the win. Sophia Adams notched a straight-set victory over Holly Horsfall, 7-6, 6-2 at No. 3. Brianna Gomez played tough at No. 4, but fell in three sets to Elsa Pool.

Singles competition

  1. Roos van der Zwaan (SAM) def. Nancy Bridges (UNCG) 6-4, 6-4
  2. Ellie Gerlach (SAM) def. Alice Taylor (UNCG) 4-6, 7-6, 10-8
  3. Sophia Adams (UNCG) def. Holly Horsfall (SAM) 7-6, 6-2
  4. Elsa Pool (SAM) def. Brianna Gomez (UNCG) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
  5. Arianna Beltrame (SAM) def. Corinne Blythe (UNCG) 6-1, 6-3
  6. Grace Jennings (SAM) def. Blaine Boaz (UNCG) 6-0, 7-5

Doubles competition

  1. Roos van der Zwaan/Ellie Gerlach (SAM) def. Blaine Boaz/Corinne Blythe (UNCG) 6-0
  2. Holly Horsfall/Elsa Pool (SAM) def. Nancy Bridges/Emily Ory (UNCG) 6-3
  3. Arianna Beltrame/Grace Jennings (SAM) def. Alice Taylor/Sophia Adams (UNCG) 6-2

Match Notes:

UNCG Women's Tennis 3-13, 0-5 SoCon

Samford Women's Tennis 10-7, 4-0 SoCon

The women’s tennis team is back in action next weekend as they head to Wofford for a Southern Conference matchup at 1 p.m.

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