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Womens Tennis Concludes Regular Season at East Carolina

Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
         
Release: April 09, 2013
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GREENSBORO, N.C.– The UNCG women's tennis program concludes its regular season when they head to Greenville, N.C. to face East Carolina Wednesday, April 10. Play will begin at 2 p.m.

The Spartans are coming off of a 6-1 victory against Wofford Sunday advancing their overall record to 12-6 and 8-2 in the SoCon.

The Blue and Gold picked up the doubles point when they won all three matches.

Seniors Niltooli Wilkins (Burnsville, Minn. / Homeschooled) and Alex Whitehead (Victoria, Australia / Star of the Sea College) won an easy 8-1 match at No. 1 against Sara Evans and Othilia Lindqvist.

At No. 3, sophomore Stephanie Falcon (Marietta, Ga. / Walton) and junior Dilara Yurtkuran (Istanbul, Turkey / Gunes Koleji) won against Guinn Garcia and Mareli Sanchez 8-6.

Senior Annette Rios (Santa Ana, El Salvador / Liceo Latinoamericano) and sophomore Kayla Gammie (Port St. Lucie, Fla. / Broward Virtual School) beat Julia Paulson and Lucy Schermerhorn in a close tiebreaker at No. 2, 8-7 (9-7).

In singles play, Gammie won her match at No. 6 against Schermerhorn, 6-4, 6-2, before Falcon defeated Lindqvist at No. 5, 6-0, 6-4.

Rios took down Sanchez in a quick 6-4, 6-2 match at No. 4 to clinch the match, while Wilkins beat Evans at No. 1, 6-2, 6-2.

At No. 2, Yurtkuran outlasted Audrey Coventry, before Whitehead lost in three sets to Paulson at No. 3, 1-6, 6-1, 6-2.

East Carolina holds a 12-9 overall record after dropping a 4-3 match to Georgtown Saturday.

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