BOONE, NC – UNC Greensboro’s Whitney Miles, Erica Zabkar and Sarah Templeton picked up singles wins, but Appalachian State won the other three singles matches and two of the three doubles pro-sets to earn a 4-3 win over the Spartans in Southern Conference women’s tennis action Sunday afternoon.
Miles pulled out a three-set win over Monica Tomas, 7-5, 2-6 and 10-7 in the third-set tiebreaker. Zabkar and Templeton each picked up straight-set wins. Zabkar defeated Victoria Moody by identical 6-2 scores, while Templeton defeated Frances Blanton, 7-5 and 6-3.
Having completed its regular season, UNCG will await its seeding for the 2006 SoCon Tennis Championships, which will be held April 20-23 in Charleston, SC.
Appalachian State (ASU) 4, UNC Greensboro (UNCG) 3
Singles: Anja Gugger (ASU) def. Emily Wade (UNCG), 6-2, 6-3; Whitney Miles (UNCG) def. Monica Tomas (ASU), 7-5, 2-6, 1-0 (10-7); Erica Zabkar (UNCG) def. Victoria Moody (ASU), 6-2, 6-2; Salem Kirven (ASU) def. Lourdes Moran (UNCG), 6-3, 6-1; Lyndsey Free (ASU) def. Sophie Rychlik (UNCG), 6-1, 6-1; Sarah Templeton (UNCG) def. Frances Blanton (ASU), 7-5, 6-3.
Doubles: Free/Gugger (ASU) def. Wade/Rychlik (UNCG), 8-2; Miles/Moran (UNCG) def. Tomas/Blanton (ASU), 9-8 (2); Kirven/Moody (ASU) def. Templeton/Zabkar (UNCG), 8-2
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