Women's Tennis Ends Day One at Roberta Alison Fall Classic
TUSCALOOSA, ALA. – The UNCG women’s tennis team finished Day One at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic Friday night on the campus of Alabama.
Sophomore Amy Ellis (Cheshire, Great Brittian/Newcastle Under Lyme School) went 1-1 after picking up a straight sets win against Allie Robbins (Ole Miss.) 6-3, 7-5. In round two, Ellis fell short against Samford’s Emily Mallory, 6-3, 6-1.
Classmate Jamie Grinberg (Chapel Hill, N.C./East Chapel Hill) also went 1-1 earning a victory against Reka Rohonyi (Loyola Marymount), 6-1, 6-1. In round two, Grinberg lost to Northwestern’s Nida Hamilton, 6-0, 6-3.
Junior Stephanie Falcon (Marietta, Ga./Walton) went the distance in both of her matches falling to Michigan’s Sara Remynse, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 and a tough three setter against Abigail Owens (LSU), 2-6, 6-4, 6-0.
In doubles play, Grinberg and Franco fell to Georgia Tech’s duo Natasha Proknevska/Muriel Wacker, 8-4. Ellis and DeMoss lost to Chaimaa Roudami and Maryna Kozachenko (Georgia State), 8-1. Falcon and Alisha Burton (Charlotte, N.C./Zebulon B. Vance) fell to Tulane’s Emily Dvorak and Meredith Maltby, 8-2.
Day One Singles Results
Rebecca Baum Draw
Consolation round- Abigail Owens (LSU) def. Stephanie Falcon (UNCG) 2-6, 6-4, 6-0
Round 1- Sara Remynse (Michigan) def. Stephanie Falcon (UNCG) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
Jill Breslin Draw
Consolation round- Meredith Maltby (Tulane) def. Yasmin Franco (UNCG) 6-1, 6-1
Round 1- Margaret Boyette (Furman) def. Yasmin Franco (UNCG) 7-5, 6-0
Shelley Godwin Draw
Round 2- Emily Mallory (Samford) def. Amy Ellis (UNCG) 6-3, 6-1
Round 1- Amy Ellis (UNCG) def. Allie Robbins (Ole Miss) 6-3, 7-5
Consolation round- Elaine Simon (UAB) def. Masey DeMoss (UNCG) 6-3, 7-5
Round 1- Elanor Grossman (Loyola Marymount) def. Masey DeMoss (UNCG) 6-1, 6-4
Melissa Minor Draw
Consolation round- Alexa Torres (Middle Tennessee State) def. Alisha Burton (UNCG) 6-0, 6-2
Round 1- AnnMarie Lyon (Samford) def. Alisha Burton (UNCG) 6-0, 6-1
Natasha Prokhnevska/Muriel Wacker (Georgia Tech) def. Jamie Grinberg/Yasmin Franco (UNCG) 8-4
Chaimaa Roudami/Maryna Kozachenko (Georgia State) def. Amy Ellis/Masey DeMoss (UNCG) 8-1
Emily Dvorak/Meredith Maltby (Tulane) def. Stephanie Falcon/Alisha Burton (UNCG) 8-2
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