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Women’s Tennis Finishes Play at Charlotte Invitational

Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
         
Release: September 21, 2013
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The UNCG women’s tennis team completed its two-day tournament at the Charlotte fall invitational Saturday at the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex. The Spartans faced East Carolina in doubles, while taking on Charlotte in singles action.

In doubles, freshman Yasmin Franco (Largo, Fla./Indian Rocks Christian) and sophomore Jamie Grinberg (Chapel Hill, N.C./East Chapel Hill) picked up their second win of the weekend defeating Nicole Laduca/Neena Wanko (ECU), 8-6.

In singles, junior Stephanie Falcon (Marietta, Ga./Walton) earned a straight sets win against Lisa Grosselius, 6-2, 6-4. Grinberg went 2-0 on the weekend after defeating Macy Vonderschmidt, 6-3, 6-0.  

Freshman Masey DeMoss (Mayodan, N.C./McMichael) won in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4 versus Caroline Lindsey from Campbell and Franco earned a 6-4, 6-2 win against Jessica Perez.  

Sophomore Amy Ellis (Cheshire, Great Brittian/Newcastle Under Lyme School) won a tight third set tiebreaker against Briana Bodner, 6-2, 4-6, 10-5.

Saturday’s Results

East Carolina vs. UNCG (doubles)
1. Yasmin Franco/Jamie Grinberg (UNCG) def. Nicole Laduca/Neena Wanko (ECU) 8-6
2. Michelle Castro/Emily Groeneveld (ECU) def. Amy Ellis/Steph Falcon (UNCG) 8-5
3. Dana Gray/Melis Tanik (ECU) def. Alisha Burton/Masey Demoss (UNCG) 8-2

Charlotte vs. UNCG
1. Steph Falcon (UNCG) def. Lisa Grosselius (CHA) 6-2, 6-4
2. Jamie Grinberg (UNCG) def. Macy Vonderschmidt (CHA) 6-3, 6-0
3. Yasmin Franco (UNCG) def. Jessica Pérez (CHA) 6-4, 6-2
4. Amy Ellis (UNCG) def. Briana Bodner (CHA) 6-2, 4-6, 10-5
5. Masey Demoss (UNCG) def. Caroline Lindsey (CAM) 6-3, 6-4

The Spartans will next head to Winston-Salem to take part in the Wake Forest Invitational starting Friday, Sept. 27.

Follow all the action about the 2013-14 UNCG Women's tennis team on www.UNCGSpartans.com or on twitter @UNCGsports. 

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