UNCG handles East Carolina, 5-2
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro won all three doubles matches and four of the six singles matches to defeat East Carolina, 5-2, in women's tennis action on Thursday afternoon.
Stephanie Macfarlane, Valerie Behr, Annette Rios and Sasha Skripkina each won twice as the Spartans raised their record to 4-1 on the spring season. Behr rallied from down a set to defeat Natalie Collins, 4-6, 6-4, 1-0, with a 10-3 score in the third-set tiebreaker. Skripkina won a pair of tiebreakers to win at No. 6 singles, defeating Tamara Sachs by tiebreaker scores of 7-2 and 7-4.
The Spartans will return to action on Saturday when they host Chattanooga in UNCG's Southern Conference opener. The start time is set for 1 p.m.
Jessica Cook (ECU) def. Alex Whitehead 4-6, 6-1, 7-5
Stephanie Macfarlane (UNCG) def. Audrey LePottier 7-5, 6-2
Valerie Behr (UNCG) def. Natalie Collins 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-3)
Petra Vogel (ECU) def. Mikayla Rogers 6-1, 6-0
Annette Rios (UNCG) def. Yilian Zhang 7-6 (7-5), 6-0
Sasha Skripkina (UNCG) def. Tamara Sachs 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-4)
A. Whitehead/S. Macfarlane (UNCG) def. A. LePottier/J. Cook 8-2
J. Eblen/A. Rios (UNCG) def. P. Vogel/Y. Zhang 8-5
M. Rogers/V. Behr (UNCG) def. N. Collins/T. Sachs 8-4
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