WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Alejandra Guerra won her 10th straight match and ran her spring season record to 11-2, but UNC Greensboro dropped a 6-1 decision to Furman in Southern Conference women’s tennis action.
The junior from Tampico, Mexico topped Laura Gioia at No. 1 singles, 6-2 and 6-4, for UNCG’s lone point of the day. Gioia was ranked No. 84 in the last ITA College Rankings on March 16. Guerra also teamed up with Arielle VonStrolley for a doubles’ win, topping Gioia and Natasa Manojlovic, 8-4.
However, the Paladins (10-5, 3-0), ranked No. 68 in the team rankings this week, won the remaining five singles matches in straight-sets and the other two doubles pro-sets to earn their fifth win in their last six outings.
UNCG (5-8, 2-2) will host Chattanooga at 7:30 a.m. in a match at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center.
Furman 6, UNCG 1
Singles: Alejandra Guerra (UNCG) def. Laura Gioia 6-2, 6-4; Monica Arguello (FUR) def. Arielle VonStrolley 6-1, 6-2; Lauren Osborne (FUR) def. Britney Cloer 6-1, 6-2; Jessica Preeg (FUR) def. Valerie Behr 6-3, 6-3; Lauren Tomory (FUR) def. Erica Zabkar 7-6, 6-2; Natasa Manojlovic (FUR) def. Jessica Eblen 6-1, 6-3.
Doubles: Guerra/VonStrolley (UNCG) def. Gioia/Manojlovic 8-4; Osborne/Arguello (FUR) def. Behr/Zabkar 8-3; Tomoroy/Preeg (FUR) def. Eblen/Cloer 8-3.
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