Women Unable To Break Through At UNCP

Women Unable To Break Through At UNCP

PEMBROKE, N.C. - The Georgia Southwestern women's tennis team suffered a 7-2 setback on Monday afternoon against the UNC Pembroke at the Varsity Tennis Courts.

The Lady Hurricanes fall to 5-9 overall and 1-7 in the Peach Belt Conference. UNC Pembroke improved to 9-6 overall and 2-6 in PBC play.

Victoria Ondo picked up both victories for GSW. Ondo teamed up with Carly Cangelosi to win 8-2 at No. 1 doubles over the UNCP pair of Hannah Herlocker and Shelby Bickel. Ondo proceeded to rattle off a 6-1, 6-4 victory at No. 3 singles.

The Lady Hurricanes had a chance for an early win at No. 3 doubles, but Anna Kate Shaw and Kalie Douberly lost to Monica Espitia and Morgan Sheehan, 8-6.

In singles action, No. 2 Cangelosi and No. 3 Ginny Jones won their opening sets before eventually suffering third-set tiebreaker defeats. 

Southwestern returns home to host Columbus State on Wednesday at 2 p.m.

UNC Pembroke 7, GSW 2

Mar 31, 2014 at Pembroke, N.C.
(Varsity Tennis Courts)

 Singles competition
1. Leigh-Anne McAfee (UNCP) def. Kalie Douberly (GSW) 6-3, 6-0
2. Shelby Bickel (UNCP) def. Carly Cangelosi (GSW) 4-6, 6-0, 7-6 (7-0)
3. Victoria Ondo (GSW) def. Hannah Herlocker (UNCP) 6-1, 6-4
4. G. van Ooststroom (UNCP) def. Ginny Jones (GSW) 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
5. Monica Espitia (UNCP) def. Anna Kate Shaw (GSW) 6-3, 6-4
6. Madeline DiNunzio (UNCP) def. Lauren Resnick (GSW) 6-2, 6-4

 Doubles competition
1. Carly Cangelosi/Victoria Ondo (GSW) def. Hannah Herlocker/Shelby Bickel (UNCP) 8-2
2. Leigh-Anne McAfee/G. van Ooststroom (UNCP) def. Ginny Jones/Sydnee Smith (GSW) 8-5
3. Monica Espitia/Morgan Sheehan (UNCP) def. Anna Kate Shaw/Kalie Douberly (GSW) 8-6