Women's Tennis Faces No. 4 seed Elon in SoCon Tournament
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG women’s tennis team heads to Chattanooga, Tenn. to take on No. 4 seed Elon in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Southern Conference Tournament Thursday, April 17 at 1 p.m. at the Champions Tennis Club.
The Spartans finished the regular season with an 8-12 overall record and was 5-4 in league matches. UNCG earned a No. 5 seed and will take on Elon after facing them on April 9 at the UNCG Tennis Courts. The Phoenix won the match 6-1 but four courts went to three sets.
Junior Stephanie Falcon (Marietta, Ga./Walton) was 4-5 against conference opponents and freshman Yasmin Franco (Largo, Fla./ Indian Rocks Christian) led the team with a 6-2 SoCon mark earning All-Freshman team honors. Junior Kayla Gammie (Port St. Lucie, Fla./Broward Virtual School) was 5-3 in league matches.
In doubles, Franco and Dilara Yurtkuran (Istanbul, Turkey/Gunes Koleii) were 8-3 for the season, including a 5-3 record against conference foes. Falcon and Soumeya Anane (Coventry, Great Britain/Tile Hill Wood School) were 4-5 at No. 3 doubles and had a 4-1 SoCon record.
Elon finished the regular season with a 12-8 record and was 6-3 against league opponents. Frida Jansaker was 14-4 with a 9-0 record in SoCon matches. Bryn Khoury was 13-5 and 8-1 in league matches. In doubles, Marla Camara Ruiz and Jansaker were 11-4 and 6-3 against league foes.
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