UNCG downs Davidson, 5-2
DAVIDSON, N.C. - Senior Alejandra Guerra won her 10th straight match and UNCG stayed within striking distance of the top of the Southern Conference women's tennis standings with a 5-2 win at Davidson on Wednesday night.
Guerra, a senior from Tampico, Mexico, ran her mark to 22-7 overall this season and 15-0 against SoCon foes all-time. Ranked No. 82 in the nation currently, Guerra downed Michele Fanney, 6-1 and 6-0, after teaming up with Arielle VonStrolley for a 9-8 win in doubles play to give UNCG an early 1-0 lead.
The Spartans also got singles victories from VonStrolley, Britney Cloer and Lucy Dougherty in raising their record to 9-4 overall and 4-1 in Southern Conference play. The Spartans are in third place in the league, a game behind College of Charleston and a half-game behind Furman. Dougherty's win was her 15th of the season (15-8) and 10th in her last 11 matches.
UNCG returns to action when it hosts Wofford on Saturday in another SoCon match.
UNCG 5, Davidson 2
1. Alejandra Guerra (UNCG) def. Michele Fanney (DAV) 6-1, 6-0
2. Virginia Berry (DAV) def. Valerie Behr (UNCG) 6-1, 6-2
3. Arielle VonStrolley (UNCG) def. Alison Rauh (DAV) 6-4, 7-6
4. Britney Cloer (UNCG) def. Ali Gores (DAV) 7-6, 1-6, 6-3
5. Lucy Dougherty (UNCG) def. Molly McDevitt (DAV) 6-4, 6-3
6. Samantha Galainena (DAV) def. Jessica Eblen (UNCG) 6-2, 6-4
1. Alejandra Guerra/Arielle VonStrolley (UNCG) def. Virginia Berry/Michele Fanney (DAV) 9-8
2. Valerie Behr/Lucy Dougherty (UNCG) def. Romina Clemente/Alison Rauh (DAV) 8-1
3. Ali Gores/Molly McDevitt (DAV) def. Britney Cloer/Jessica Eblen (UNCG) 8-6
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