WILMINGTON, N.C. - UNC Wilmington won three singles matches in straight sets on the way to a 5-2 win over UNC Greensboro in women's tennis action Tuesday afternoon.
The Spartans (6-6) picked up three-set singles wins by Stephanie Macfarlane and Valerie Behr in the setback. Macfarlane rallied to top Kayla Schwenk at No. 2 singles, 3-6, 6-3 and 6-1 for her 12th win of the year (12-15), including an 8-4 mark in the spring slate. Behr held off Christina Riley at No. 3 singles, 6-0, 1-6, 6-3, to also run her spring record to 8-4 and 12-15 overall.
Sasha Skripkina and Alex Whitehead earned a win in doubles action, winning a tiebreaker over Chelsea Kahle and Hartley Collins. However, the Seahawks (9-5) claimed the doubles point by winning the other two doubles matches.
UNCG returns to Southern Conference play on Saturday when it visits Western Carolina for a 1 p.m. match.
UNC Wilmington 5, UNCG 2
1. Christina Lee (UNCW) def. Alex Whitehead (UNCG) 6-2, 6-0
2. Stephanie Macfarlane (UNCG) def. Kayla Schwenk (UNCW) 3-6, 6-3, 6-1
3. Valerie Behr (UNCG) def. Christina Riley (UNCW) 6-0, 1-6, 6-3
4. Lindsay Leblang (UNCW) def. Mikayla Rogers (UNCG) 6-0, 6-2
5. Chelsea Kahle (UNCW) def. Annette Rios (UNCG) 7-6 (7-3), 6-4
6. Casey Dashiell (UNCW) def. Sasha Skripkina (UNCG) 6-0, 4-6, 6-1
1. Christina Lee/Lindsay Leblang (UNCW) def. Valerie Behr/Stephanie Macfarlane (UNCG) 8-3
2. Kayla Schwenk/Casey Dashiell (UNCW) def. Jessica Eblen/Annette Rios (UNCG) 8-6
3. Sasha Skripkina/Alex Whitehead (UNCG) def. Chelsea Kahle/Hartley Collins (UNCW) 9-8 (7-4)
UNC Wilmington 9-5
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (1,4,5,6,3,2)
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