Women's Tennis Sweeps Gardner-Webb, 7-0

UNCGSpartans.com 03-15-2013
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BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – The UNCG women's tennis team blew out Gardner-Webb 7-0 Saturday, March 16 at the Webb Tennis Complex. 

"Great win," said head coach Jeff Trivette. "I am very proud of these guys. We had terrible conditions (30 mph winds) today. To come away with a 7-0 victory is a testament to this teams hard work."

The Spartans went 2-3 in doubles competition earning them the match point.

Senior Annette Rios (Santa Ana, El Salvador / Liceo Latinoamericano) and sophomore Kayla Gammie (Port St. Lucie, Fla. / Broward Virtual School) defeated Jenny Lunde and Erica White at No. 1, 8-7 (8-6). 

At No. 2, Senior Alex Whitehead (Victoria, Australia / Star of the Sea College) and sophomore Stephanie Falcon (Marietta, Ga. / Walton) won 8-4 against Yasmin Doost and Rokia Sacko. 

Freshmen Jamie Grinberg (Chapel Hill, N.C. / East Chapel Hill) and Amy Ellis (Cheshire, Great Britain / Newcastle Under Lyme School) won their match by default at No. 3. 

In singles play, Whitehead beat White at No. 1 in an easy two sets, 6-3, 6-3, while Rios took down Doost in a close 7-5, 7-5 match at No. 2. 

At. No. 3, Falcon dueled Lunde to win 7-5, 6-3. Gammie fought in three sets to beat Valeriia Popko at No. 4, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5. 

Freshman Soumeya Anane (Coventry, Great Britain / Tile Hill Wood School) picked up a Spartan victory 7-5, 6-3 against Sacko at No. 5, while Grindberg won her match at No. 6 by default. 

UNCG returns to action to host UNC Wilmington Thursday, March 21 at the UNCG tennis courts. Play will begin at 2 p.m.


UNC Greensboro vs. Gardner-Webb University 3/16/2013 at Boiling Springs, N.C. (Webb Tennis Complex)

UNC Greensboro 7, Gardner-Webb University 0


Singles Competition

1. Alex Whitehead (UNCG) def. Erica White (GWU) 6-3, 6-3

2. Annette Rios (UNCG) def. Yasmin Doost (GWU) 7-5, 7-5

3. Stephanie Falcon (UNCG) def. Jenny Lunde (GWU) 7-5, 6-3

4. Kayla Gammie (UNCG) def. Valeriia Popko (GWU) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5

5. Soumeya Anane (UNCG) def. Rokia Sacko (GWU) 7-5, 6-3

6. Jamie Grinberg (UNCG) def. No player (GWU), by default


Doubles Competition

1. Jenny Lunde/Erica White (GWU) def. Annette Rios/Kayla Gammie (UNCG) 8-7 (8-6)

2. Alex Whitehead/Stephanie Falcon (UNCG) def. Yasmin Doost/Rokia Sacko (GWU) 8-4

3. Jamie Grinberg/Amy Ellis (UNCG) def. No player/No player (GWU), by default


Match Notes:

UNC Greensboro 7-4, 4-0 SoCon

Gardner-Webb University 4-6, 0-1 Big South

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