JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The UNCG women’s tennis team had their four-match winning streak come to a halt following a 5-2 setback to East Tennessee State on Wednesday, April 10.
ETSU (11-9, 5-1 SoCon) secured the first point of the match after sweeping doubles play. The Bucs duo of Raquel Amaro / Yi Chi Ma opened with a 6-2 win against Emily Ory and Brianna Gomez. Yunuen Elizarraras / Andrea Pascual-Larrinaga followed with a 6-2 victory over Sophia Adams / Eugenia Camacho to clinch the doubles point for ETSU.
Barquero grabbed the first point of the day for the Spartans in No. 2 singles as she triumphed 3-6, 4-0 (ret.) over Morales. Ma forged ETSU back in front 2-1 in the match with a 6-1, 6-2 victory against Ory.
Pascual provided the third point for the Bucs in the clash of No. 3 singles, posting a 6-3, 6-4 win over Adams. Amaro eventually prevailed in a three-set battle against Gomez by scores of 7-6 (7-2), 2-6, 6-3 to cinch the match for ETSU.
Bridges was responsible for the second UNCG point of the afternoon, earning a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5) win over Bakhodirova in the meeting of No. 1 seeds. The match ended with Elizarraras posting a three-set win (3-6, 6-4, 4-6) over Camacho.
UNCG wraps up the regular season on Saturday, April 13th, when the Spartans head to Richmond for a 2 p.m. match.