SPARTANBURG, SC – Erica Zabkar and Courtney Akel both pulled out three-set wins, but it wasn’t enough as UNC Greensboro lost at Wofford, 4-3, in Southern Conference women’s tennis action on Saturday afternoon.
Zabkar, a junior from Atlanta, GA, held on for a 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 win over Adriane Hodges at No. 2 singles. Akel, meanwhile, rallied to beat Sabrina Smyers, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, at No. 4 singles. The Spartans (5-5, 1-1) also picked up a walkover win at No. 6 singles, but the Terriers (3-6, 1-2) won the other three singles matches and won the doubles point to pick up their first SoCon win of the season.
UNCG returns to action on Sunday when it continues its road trip of three matches in four days at Furman.
Wofford 4, UNC Greensboro 3
1. Merry Ellen Henry (WOF) def. Arielle VonStrolley (UNCG) 6-2, 6-1
2. Erica Zabkar (UNCG) def. Adriane Hodges (WOF) 7-5, 2-6, 6-4
3. Cayley Wetzig (WOF) def. Whitney Miles (UNCG) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1
4. Courtney Akel (UNCG) def. Sabrina Smyers (WOF) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
5. McKenzie Carson (WOF) def. Sarah Templeton (UNCG) 7-5, 6-3
6. Jess Eblen (UNCG) def. No player (WOF), by forfeit
1. Merry Ellen Henry/McKenzie Carson (WOF) def. Arielle VonStrolley/Erica Zabkar (UNCG) 9-7
2. Adriane Hodges/Cayley Wetzig (WOF) def. Jessica Eblen/Valerie Behr (UNCG) 8-4
3. Whitney Miles/Courtney Akel (UNCG) def. No player/No player (WOF), by forfeit
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