Yasmin Franco and Masey DeMoss were honored prior to the start of Saturday's SoCon tennis match with Samford
Yasmin Franco and Masey DeMoss were honored prior to the start of Saturday's SoCon tennis match with Samford
Courtesy: Photo Courtesy of Carlos Morales

Women's Tennis Falls in Senior Day Matchup with Samford

UNCGSpartans.com 04-08-2017

GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women’s tennis celebrated the careers of Masey DeMoss (Mayodan, N.C./McMichael) and Yasmin Franco (Largo, Fla./Indian Rocks Christian) prior to the start of Saturday’s match with the Samford Bulldogs.  UNCG dropped the match 5-2 and fall to 3-17 overall and 2-4 in the Southern Conference.  Samford improves to 10-9 and 2-3 in the SoCon. 

Samford was able to take the doubles point, taking No. 1 and No. 2.  Corinne Blythe and Sophia Adams (Miami, Fla./TERRA Environmental Institute) avoided the sweep, defeating Savannah Wood and Arianna Beltrame, 6-3. 

In singles play, UNCG recorded two points behind wins from Adams and Nancy Bridges (Shelby, N.C./Shelby).  Adams defeated Grace Jennings in two sets, 7-5, 6-3 at No. 4.  Bridges recorded a three-set victory over Elsa Pool at No. 3, 6-2 6-7 (7-9), 6-3). 

Singles competition

1. Ellie Gerlach (SAM-W) def. Masey DeMoss (UNCG) 6-3, 6-2

2. Savannah Wood (SAM-W) def. Alice Taylor (UNCG) 2-6, 7-5, 7-5

3. Nancy Bridges (UNCG) def. Elsa Pool (SAM-W) 6-2, 6-7 (7-9), 6-3

4. Sophia Adams (UNCG) def. Grace Jennings (SAM-W) 7-5, 6-3

5. Arianna Beltrame (SAM-W) def. Blaine Boaz (UNCG) 6-4, 6-2

6. Annika Hepp (SAM-W) def. Corinne Blythe (UNCG) 6-7 (0-5), 6-3, 6-4

Doubles competition

1. Ellie Gerlach/Grace Jennings (SAM-W) def. Alice Taylor/Masey DeMoss (UNCG) 6-3

2. Elsa Pool/Annika Hepp (SAM-W) def. Blaine Boaz/Nancy Bridges (UNCG) 6-3

3. Corinne Blythe/Sophia Adams (UNCG) def. Savannah Wood/Arianna Beltrame (SAM-W) 6-3

Match Notes:

Samford Women's Tennis 10-9, 2-3 SoCon

UNCG 3-17, 2-4 SoCon

Women’s tennis is back in action next Saturday at 12:00 p.m. in Johnson City, Tenn. as it takes on the ETSU Buccaneers. 

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