banner
NC State

WTEN: UNC defeats NC State, 7-0

Posted February 24, 2014

— The No. 46 NC State women's tennis team suffered its first loss of the season on Sunday, dropping a 7-0 decision to No. 6 UNC at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.

After a thrilling five-hour, 4-3 victory over Syracuse in its ACC opener on Friday, the Wolfpack couldn't overcome a talented Tar Heel lineup. State (6-1, 1-1 ACC), playing in its first road match of the year, faced four ranked singles players and one ranked doubles pair versus UNC, including the No. 1 and No. 8 ranked singles players and the No. 12 ranked doubles duo.

Elisha Hande and Liza Fieldsend both stretched their respective singles matches to a third set, but could not come away with a victory in either contest. Hande and Nicole Martinez, playing the No. 12 doubles pair of Carolina Price and Whitney Kay, left the court trailing 7-5 after the match was left unfinished due to UNC clinching the doubles point in the other two matches.

State will stay on the road for its next match, taking on No. 13 Clemson on Friday, Feb. 28.

#6 North Carolina 7, #46 NC State 0
Singles competition
1. #1 Jamie Loeb (UNC) def. Joelle Kissell (ST) 6-1, 6-3
2. #8 Hayley Carter (UNC) def. Rachael James-Baker (ST) 6-3, 6-2
3. #67 Caroline Price (UNC) def. Nicole Martinez (ST) 6-1, 6-1
4. #69 Whitney Kay (UNC) def. Liza Fieldsend (ST) 6-1, 4-6, 6-1
5. Kate Vialle (UNC) def. Elisha Hande (ST) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
6. Tessa Lyons (UNC) def. Christy Sipes (ST) 7-5, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. #12 Caroline Price/Whitney Kay (UNC) vs. Elisha Hande / Nicole Martinez (ST) 7-5, unfinished
2. Jamie Loeb/Ashley Dai (UNC) def. Sophie Nelson / Joelle Kissell (ST) 8-3
3. Kate Vialle/Laura Slater (UNC) def. Rachael James-Baker / Liza Fieldsend (ST) 8-3
Match Notes:
NC State 6-1; National ranking #46
North Carolina 10-2; National ranking #6

1 Comment

Please to add a comment.

Newest First
View all
  • Fred Garner Feb 26, 2014

    Congratulations. And the winning over State should continue tonight as well.

    GO HEELS!!

  • Major League Fishing: 2015 Challenge Cup Championship

    Saturday at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Boxing: Premier Boxing Championships

    Saturday at 4:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NASL: RailHawks at San Antonio

    Saturday at 8:30 pm on WRAL-2

  • MiLB: Bulls vs. Buffalo

    Tonight at 6:50 on Buzz Sports Radio

  • MiLB: Bulls vs. Buffalo

    Tomorrow at 6:50 pm on Buzz Sports Radio

  • NBA: LA Clippers at Houston

    Tomorrow at 9:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • MLBA: Kansas City at Detroit

    Sunday at 8:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
BUF
 
Final
WAS 6
MIA 4
Final
TOR 3
NYY 1
Final
ATL 2
PHI 5
Final
BOS 1
TAM 5
Final
MIL 4
LOS 3
Final
STL 10
CHC 9
Final
MIN 8
OAK 7
Final
HOU 1
TEX 2
8:40pm Monday
COL 0
ARI 0
8th
ANA 1
SEA 3
 
7th
SFG 2
SDP 0
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
CIN
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
MIA
 
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
BAL
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
PHI
 
7:10pm Tonight
BOS
TAM
 
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
CLE
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
DET
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIL
LOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
OAK
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
TEX
 
8:15pm Tonight
STL
CHC
 
8:40pm Tonight
COL
ARI
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
SEA
 
10:15pm Tonight
SFG
SDP
 
Final
CLE 92
CHI 99
4th
HOU 93
LAC 103
 
8:00pm Tonight
ATL
WAS
 
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
MEM
 
Final
WAS 1
NYR 0
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
CAL
ANA
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
BUF