WILMINGTON, N.C. – UNC Greensboro's women's tennis team opened its fall tournament slate at the UNCW Invitiational on Friday afternoon and freshman Lucy Doughtery made quite the first impression with a pair of wins to open her collegiate career.
Dougherty, a freshman from Melbourne, Australia, teamed up with Sarah Templeton for an 8-6 doubles win over UNC Wilmington's Chelsea Kahle and Caroline Farrar. UNCG also got another doubles win from Brittney Cloer and Jess Eblen, an 8-3 triumph over Furman's Jennifer Betts and Brook Mosteller.
Play continues Saturday morning at 9 am. The tournament runs through Sunday.
Singles: Kayla Schwenk (UNCW) def. Brittany Cloer (UNCG) 6-3, 6-1; Lucy Dougherty (UNCG) def. Christina Lee 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6); Brooke Walter (ECU) def. Jessica Eblen 6-2, 6-2; Casey Dashiell (UNCW) def. Sarah Templeton (UNCG) 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (12-10)
Doubles: Cloer/Eblen (UNCG) def. Betts/Mosteller (Furman) 8-3; Dougherty/Templeton (UNCG) def. Kahle/Farrrar (UNCW) 8-6.
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