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April 17, 2024 6:00 am

Trojans suffer dual match loss at UNCW

WILMINGTON  – The University of Mount Olive’s women’s tennis team competed against UNC Wilmington on the road March 3 but unfortunately fell by a 6-1 margin.

With the loss, the Trojans dropped to 3-9 this season with one more match on the schedule before conference action begins in two weeks.

UNCW swept the doubles point. In the first slot, senior Liza Voloshyna and junior Nele Weber registered their first loss this spring by a score of 6-3. Senior Ingrid Montserrat and freshman Oriana Izarra suffered a 6-4 loss in the second position before junior Jessica Aylward and freshman Laura Servien dropped the match in the third doubles with a score of 6-2.

In singles play, the Seahawks continued to dominate winning five out of six matches. In the first slot, Montserrat was dealt a 6-1, 6-2 loss before Voloshyna dropped a 6-3, 6-1 match. Izarra captured the only win of the day at No. 3 singles with a score of 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, (10-5). In the fourth position, Weber fell 6-1, 6-1 before Servien was defeated by a 6-2, 6-4 count. In sixth singles, freshman Harshri Asher closed out singles play with a 6-1, 6-1 loss.

— From University of Mount Olive Athletics