CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Senior Niltooli Wilkins (Burnsville, Minn. / Homeschooled), won in the final round of consolation singles 6-1, 7-5 against Tereza Birchacova from Minnesota, Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Kitty Harrison Invitational.
"We have had a very good fall," said head coach Jeff Trivette. "We have seen a lot of improvement from the first week of practice. I hope that we will continue to grow in the spring as we try to make a run for the SoCon title."
Seniors Alex Whitehead (Victoria, Australia / Star of the Sea College) and Annette Rios (Santa Ana, El Salvador / Liceo Latinoamericano) went head to head in their singles consolation final round. Rios pulled out a 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (8-6) win against Whitehead.
Sophomore Stephanie Falcon (Marietta, Ga. / Walton) lost in a tough 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (11-9) match against Virginia Tech's Raluca Mita, while freshman Soumeya Anane (Coventry, Great Britain / Tile Hill Wood School) picked up a 6-3, 6-4 win against Tea Ivanovic from Virginia Tech.
Freshman Jamie Grinberg (Chapel Hill, N.C. / East Chapel Hill) defeated Emilie Renault from Minnesota, 6-2, 6-0.
The Spartans will return to play January 23, 2013, when they face North Carolina to begin the spring season.
Kitty Harrison Invitational (Day Three)
Blue Draw Singles (Cons.)
Niltooli Wilkins (UNCG) defeated Tereza Burchacova (Minnesota), 6-1, 7-5
White Draw Singles (Cons.)
Annette Rios (UNCG) defeated Alex Whitehead (UNCG), 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (8-6)
Raluca Mita (Virginia Tech) defeated Stephanie Falcon (UNCG), 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (11-9)
Navy Draw Singles (Cons.)
Jamie Grinberg (UNCG) defeated Emilie Renault (Minnesota), 6-2, 6-0
Pauline Gilbert (Minnesota) defeated Amy Ellis (UNCG), 7-6 (6-2), 6-2
Soumeya Anane (UNCG) defeated Tea Ivanovic (Virginia Tech), 6-3, 6-4
Emily Lauten (Virginia Tech) defeated Kayla Gammie (UNCG), 6-2, 6-1
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