Eagles Fall to UAB
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Georgia Southern Women’s Tennis team lost an early morning match against UAB 4-2 on Saturday in Birmingham, Ala. The teams only competed in singles due to weather issues with the Eagles booking wins at the number four and five positions.
Senior Natalie Maffett (Rome, Ga.) and freshman Stephanie Woods (John’s Creek, Ga.) won their singles matches at the number five and four spot respectively. Woods beat Menanteau Moolman 6-2, 6-1 while Maffett finished her own and the overall match on a 10-7 tiebreaker win in the third set, beating Amy Lowter 6-3, 5-7, 1-0.
The Eagles fell to an overall record of 1-1 in the young season after today’s loss while the Blazers improved to 2-0. The squad will be back in action tomorrow, when they take on No. 68 Auburn in a 1 p.m. (12 p.m. CT) match-up.
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1. Rachel Daniell (UAB) def. Paola Garrido (GSU) 6-2, 6-2
2. Isabel Fernandez (UAB) def. Jordana Klein (GSU) 6-1, 6-1
3. Caroline Faught (UAB) def. Mary Phillips Smith (GSU) 6-3, 6-2
4. Stephanie Woods (GSU) def. Menanteau Moolman (UAB) 6-2, 6-1
5. Natalie Maffett (GSU) def. Amy Lowther (UAB) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-7)
6. Elaine Simon (UAB) def. Francisca Norregaard (GSU) 6-3, 6-0
- Category: Women's Tennis
- Published on Saturday, 02 February 2013 13:51