March 19, 2011

Women's Tennis Falls 7-2 at USC Aiken in PBC Play

AIKEN, SC – The North Georgia women's tennis team battled USC Aiken on Saturday afternoon and fell 7-2 at the hands of the Pacers as the USC Aiken Tennis Complex in Peach Belt Conference action.

The Lady Saints fall to 7-7 overall on the year and 2-5 in the Peach Belt Conference, while the Pacers improve to 7-6 on the year and 1-4 in league action.

North Georgia was nearly edged in all three doubles matches to open the day, falling 9-8 at No. 1 doubles, and 8-6 at the remaining two matches to face a 3-0 deficit heading to singles play.

Laura Chapman set the pace for the Lady Saints at No. 1 singles, cruising to a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Stephanie Humphrey, while Stasa Vujosevic followed with a marathon 6-4, 5-7, 10-8 win over Margot Simon at No. 2 singles.

North Georgia would fall in straight sets in the remaining four singles matches, dropping a 7-2 decision to the Pacers.

The Lady Saints return to action on Sunday morning, traveling to Augusta State for a 10:00 a.m. meeting with the Jaguars in another Peach Belt Conference contest.

USC Aiken 7, North Georgia 2
Mar 19, 2011 at Aiken, SC (USC Aiken Tennis Complex)

Singles competition
1. Laura Chapman (NGCSUW) def. Stephanie Humphrey (USCAW) 6-3, 6-0
2. Stasa Vujosevic (NGCSUW) def. Margot Simon (USCAW) 6-4, 5-7, 10-8
3. Andrea Cediel (USCAW) def. Juliana Chiang (NGCSUW) 7-5, 6-2
4. Franziska Regel (USCAW) def. Audrey Marlette (NGCSUW) 6-4, 6-4
5. Melanie Schnieder (USCAW) def. Jordan Poole (NGCSUW) 6-1, 6-3
6. Caitlyn Lawrence (USCAW) def. Matilda Watson (NGCSUW) 6-3, 6-1
 
Doubles competition
1. Stephanie Humphrey/Margot Simon (USCAW) def. Laura Chapman/Stasa Vujosevic (NGCSUW) 9-8
2. Andrea Cediel/Franziska Regel (USCAW) def. Juliana Chiang/Audrey Marlette (NGCSUW) 8-6
3. Melanie Schnieder/Caitlyn Lawrence (USCAW) def. Jordan Poole/Matilda Watson (NGCSUW) 8-6