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10-23-2019
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GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG women's tennis continues its fall schedule into the month of October, competing in this weekend's ITA Carolina Regionals in Winston-Salem, Thursday through Monday. The Wake Forest-hosted tournament will display some of the top players in the country, as athletes from programs across the states of North and South Carolina will be in attendance. 

WHAT TO KNOW
Where: 
Winston-Salem, N.C. | Wake Forest Tennis Center
Day 1:
 Thursday October 24th | All Day
Day 2: Friday October 25th | All Day
Day 3: Saturday October 26th | All Day
Day 4: Sunday October 27th | All Day
Day 5: Monday October 28th | All Day

MEET HISTORY

• The doubles pairing of Erika Barquero and Hanna Giddings advanced to the third round of last year's Carolina Regionals, 

• Giddings and current senior Sophia Adams both earned singles wins in last year's Bracket B, with the former getting as far as the quarterfinals 

THE SPARTANS

• The Spartan women proved themselves as the top team in September's Lynn Stevens Invitational, earning a combined 19 match wins out of a possible 27

• Between singles and doubles play Barquero went a perfect 6-0 during the Lynn Stevens Invitational in Conway, and collected four match wins during the Spartans' fall opener at Elon

• Junior Brianna Gomez was a perfect 3-0 in singles play at Conway last month, while redshirt-freshman Hanna Giddings collected five wins between singles and doubles play

• Gomez tallied a team-high 11 singles wins during the previous spring season, while Barquero and Sophia Adams recorded 10 apiece

THE COMPETITION

• This weekend's competition will highlight some of the top athletes in the country, as seven of the top-20 and five of the top-eight singles players in the country compete for teams in the Carolina region

• At the end of the most recent spring season, three of the top-five and five of the top-25 teams in the country had campuses located in North or South Carolina 

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