Strong singles helps UNCG top Appalachian State, 5-2
GREENSBORO, NC – UNC Greensboro won four singles matches in straight sets on its way to a 5-2 win over Appalachian State in Southern Conference women’s tennis action Friday afternoon.
Arielle VonStrolley, Erica Zabkar, Whitney Miles and Valerie Behr each picked up straight-set wins to lead the Spartans to the victory. Miles and VonStrolley earned their 10th victories of the spring campaign. Miles, a junior from Atlanta, GA, topped Lauren Holton, 6-3 and 7-6. Behr, a freshman from Wesel, Germany, topped Carolina Mauch, 6-0 and 6-3.
Zabkar’s win was the 21st of the season, including a 12-7 mark this spring, while VonStrolley won her 15th of the year. Zabkar topped Monica Tomas by identical 6-2 scores, while VonStrolley bested Anja Gugger, 6-1 and 6-3.
UNCG (9-10, 4-5) also won two of the three doubles pro-sets to complete the win.
The Spartans return to action Thursday when they travel to Charlotte for a 2:30 pm non-conference match.
UNC Greensboro 5, Appalachian State 2
1. Arielle VonStrolley (UNCG) def. Anja Gugger (ASU) 6-1, 6-3
2. Erica Zabkar (UNCG) def. Monica Tomas (ASU) 6-2, 6-2
3. Whitney Miles (UNCG) def. Lauren Holton (ASU) 6-3, 7-6
4. Amanda Cash (ASU) def. Courtney Akel (UNCG) 6-2, 1-6, 6-2
5. Valerie Behr (UNCG) def. Caroline Mauch (ASU) 6-0, 6-3
6. Frances Blanton (ASU) def. Jess Eblen (UNCG) 1-6, 6-2, 1-0
1. Anja Gugger/Amanda Cash (ASU) def. Arielle VonStrolley/Erica Zabkar (UNCG) 8-5
2. Jess Eblen/Valerie Behr (UNCG) def. Frances Blanton/Monica Tomas (ASU) 8-6
3. Courtney Akel/Whitney Miles (UNCG) def. Caroline Mauch/Lauren Holton (ASU) 8-5
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