GREENSBORO, NC – UNC Greensboro rallied from an early 1-0 deficit to win four singles matches in straight sets to pick up a 4-3 win over backyard-rival High Point in women’s tennis action Wednesday afternoon.
The Spartans (7-8) got straight-set wins by Arielle VonStrolley, Valerie Behr, Erica Zabkar and Jessica Eblen to earn the victory. VonStrolley topped Audrey LePoitier by identical 6-2 scores, while Zabkar blasted Rebecca Carr, 6-3 and 6-0. In addition, Valerie Behr topped Carolina Mount, who retired in the second set down 5-0 after losing the opener 6-2, and Jessica Eblen topped Lea Cataonzano, 6-4 and 6-0.
UNCG returns to action on Thursday when they visit Davidson for a Southern Conference match-up.
UNCG 4, High Point 3
Singles: Arielle VonStrolley (UNCG) def. Audrey LePoitier 6-2, 6-2; Kelly Tolman (HPU) def. Britney Cloer 6-3, 6-3; Valerie Behr (UNCG) def. Caroline Mount 6-2, 5-0 (retired); Erica Zabkar (UNCG) def. Rebecca Carr 6-3, 6-0; Iris Schabetsberger (HPU) def. Courtney Akel 6-7 (5-7), 6-1, 1-0 (13-11); Jessica Eblen (UNCG) def. Lea Cataonzano 6-4, 6-0.
Doubles: Tolman/Mount (HPU) def. Behr/Zabkar 8-1; Cloer/Eblen (UNCG) def. LePoitier/Schaebetsberger 8-1; Carr/Wicks (HPU) def. VonStrolley/Templeton 8-4.
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