UNCG's Guerra extends streak, but Spartans fall at VCU
RICHMOND, Va. – Alejandra Guerra won her seventh straight match, but that was UNCG's only victory of the day as it dropped a 6-1 decision in women's tennis action at Virginia Commonwealth on Sunday afternoon.
Guerra, ranked No. 72 in the ITA singles rankings, raised her mark to 19-7 on the season with a three-set win over Ana Bara. The senior from Tampico, Mexico rallied from down a set to defeat Bara, 4-6, 6-2, 1-0, including 10-3 in the third-set tiebreaker.
UNCG's Lucy Dougherty saw her winning streak get snapped at seven straight, falling to Olena Leonchuk in straight sets.
The Spartans (6-4) return home to face Cal State Bakersfield Wednesday at 3 pm.
VCU 6, UNC GREENSBORO 1
Thalhimer Tennis Center (Richmond, Va.)
1. Bara/Bara (VCU) d. Guerra/VonStrolley, 8-6
2. Yergina/Burns (VCU) d. Behr/Dougherty, 8-3
3. Leonchuk/Bunea (VCU) d. Cloer/Eblen, 8-3
1. #72 Alejandra Guerra (UNCG) d. Ana Bara, 4-6, 6-2, 10-3
2. Kateryna Yergina (VCU) d. Arielle VonStrolley, 6-4, 7-5
3. Alex Bara (VCU) d. Valerie Behr, 6-2, 6-0
4. Laura Burns (VCU) d. Britney Cloer, 6-0, 6-0
5. Olena Leonchuk (VCU) d. Lucy Dougherty, 6-3, 6-1
6. Mihaela Bunea (VCU) d. Jessica Eblen, 6-0, 6-2