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Paladins Extend Winning Streak With 6-1 Victory At UNCG

Paladins Extend Winning Streak With 6-1 Victory At UNCG


GREENSBORO, N.C. – Furman extended its winning streak to five matches with a 6-1 victory over UNC Greensboro Saturday at the Starmount Forest Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. 

The Paladins swept the doubles matches to capture the opening point.  Senior Aryn Greene and junior Katty Weymouth defeated Corinne Blythe and Alice Taylor, 6-1, at flight one, and senior Gabby Rodriguez and freshman Carol Elizabeth Kerman topped Emily Ory and Nancy Bridges, 6-0, at flight two.  In the number three contest, sophomore Danni Vines and freshman Georgie Walker blanked Sophia Adams and Brianna Gomez, 6-0.

In singles action, Weymouth held off Bridges, 6-2, 6-2, in the top-seeded match-up, and Greene came from behind to beat Taylor, 0-6, 6-2, 6-3, at flight two.  At number three, Vines downed Adams, 6-4, 6-0, and at number four, Kerman outlasted Blythe, 6-4, 6-4.  In the flight six match, Rodriguez defeated Ory, 6-2, 6-2.

The Spartans scored at flight five, where Gomez came from behind for a 4-6, 6-4, 1-0(10-5) advantage over Walker.

Furman (12-8, 3-0 SoCon) will entertain Chattanooga and Limestone Friday at the Mickel Tennis Center.  The Paladins' match versus the Mocs is slated for 10 a.m.  The Limestone match will follow at approximately 2 p.m.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information


Furman 6, UNCG Women's Tennis 1
Mar 24, 2018 at Greensboro, N.C. (Starmount Forest Country Club)

Singles competition

1. Katty Weymouth (FUR) def. Nancy Bridges (UNCG-W) 6-2, 6-2

2. Aryn Greene (FUR) def. Alice Taylor (UNCG-W) 0-6, 6-2, 6-3

3. Danni Vines (FUR) def. Sophia Adams (UNCG-W) 6-4, 6-0

4. Carol Eliz. Kerman (FUR) def. Corinne Blythe (UNCG-W) 6-4, 6-4

5. Brianna Gomez (UNCG-W) def. Georgie Walker (FUR) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0(10-5)

6. Gabby Rodriguez (FUR) def. Emily Ory (UNCG-W) 6-2, 6-2


Doubles competition

1. Aryn Greene/Katty Weymouth (FUR) def. Corinne Blythe/Alice Taylor (UNCG-W) 6-1

2. Gabby Rodriguez/Carol Eliz. Kerman (FUR) def. Emily Ory/Nancy Bridges (UNCG-W) 6-0

3. Danni Vines/Georgie Walker (FUR) def. Sophia Adams/Brianna Gomez (UNCG-W) 6-0


Match Notes

Furman 12-8, 3-0 SoCon

UNCG Women's Tennis 3-10, 0-3 SoCon