CULLOWHEE, NC – UNC Greensboro won four singles matches in straight-sets and swept the three doubles pro-sets on its way to a 7-0 shutout of Western Carolina in Southern Conference women’s tennis action Saturday afternoon.
UNCG got straight-set wins in singles action by Arielle VonStrolley, Erica Zabkar, Courtney Akel and Valerie Behr to help raise its record to 7-6 overall and even its conference mark at 2-2 on the season. VonStrolley rolled past Trish Hanson, 6-4 and 6-0, while Zabkar dominated Susanna Sjokvist, 6-2 and 6-0. Akel turned away Mariona Trilla Jane, 6-3 and 6-3, while Valerie Behr handled Holly Stocks, 6-1 and 6-2.
UNCG, which has now played 10 of 13 matches away from home this season, returns home for a non-conference match-up with East Tennessee State on Sunday at 12 noon.
1. Arielle VonStrolley (UNCG) def. Trish Hanson (WCU) 6-4, 6-0
2. Erica Zabkar (UNCG) def. Susanna Sjokvist (WCU) 6-2, 6-0
3. Whitney Miles (UNCG) def. Amanda Massey (WCU) 6-2, 6-7, (1-0) 10-6
4. Courtney Akel (UNCG) def. Mariona Trilla Jane (WCU) 6-3, 6-3
5. Valerie Behr (UNCG) def. Holly Stocks (WCU) 6-1, 6-2
6. Jess Eblen (UNCG) def. Emily Turke (WCU), by forfeit
1. Arielle VonStrolley/Erica Zabkar (UNCG) def. Trish Hanson/Amanda Massey (WCU) 8-4
2. Valerie Behr/Jess Eblen (UNCG) def. Mariona Trilla Jane/Susanna Sjokvist (WCU) 8-3
3. Whitney Miles/Courtney Akel (UNCG) def. Holly Stocks/Emily Turke (WCU) 8-0
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