Women's Tennis Wraps up Spring Break Trip at USC Upstate
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG women’s tennis wrapped up its spring break trip Saturday afternoon at the USC Upstate Tennis Complex. The Blue and Gold fell 4-3 to USC Upstate. Over spring break, UNCG also played Flagler College and the University of North Florida. With the loss, UNCG falls to 1-13 on the season. USC Upstate improves to 2-13.
UNCG narrowly dropped the doubles competition. Corinne Blythe (Leicestershire, Great Britain/Queenswood School) and Sophia Adams (Miami, Fla./TERRA Environmental Institute) defeated Eduarda Ferreira and Morgan Dodd, 6-0. Blaine Boaz (Dunwoody, Ga./Saint Pius X) and Nancy Bridges (Shelby, N.C./Shelby) fell, 7-6 (5-0) at No. 2. UNCG was defeated 6-4 at No. 1 doubles and were unable to earn the point.
UNCG and USC Upstate split the singles competition, with each team winning three matches. Alice Taylor (Cambridge, Great Britain/UMBC) defeated Vale Zarama at No. 3, 7-6 (3-0), 6-0. Adams and Boaz followed suit, taking the No. 4 and No. 5 competitions. Adams defeated Taylor Dodd, 6-2, 6-4. Boaz handled Ferreira, 6-3, 6-3. Masey DeMoss (Mayodan, N.C./McMichael) and Bridges each suffered three-set losses at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively.
1. Filippa Ericson (UPST) def. Masey DeMoss (UNCG) 1-6, 6-3, 7-5
2. Carol Sigaki (UPST) def. Nancy Bridges (UNCG) 1-6, 6-4, 6-3
3. Alice Taylor (UNCG) def. Vale Zarama (UPST) 7-6 (3-0), 6-0
4. Sophia Adams (UNCG) def. Taylor Dodd (UPST) 6-2, 6-4
5. Blaine Boaz (UNCG) def. Eduarda Ferreira (UPST) 6-3, 6-3
6. Morgan Dodd (UPST) def. Corinne Blythe (UNCG) 6-2, 6-0
USC Upstate 2-13
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (6,5,4,3,2,1)
The women’s tennis team is back in action next Saturday as it hosts Wofford in Southern Conference action beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the UNCG Tennis Courts