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Women’s tennis swept by JaguarsBy Dan Kelly
The UNCP women’s tennis team was beaten 0-9 on Feb. 27 by the Augusta State Jaguars to lose their second straight home game to a Peach Belt opponent.
Lack of effort
UNCP’s No. 1 team of Stacey Wood and Ivana Music’ lost their match 5-8 to the Jaguars Nathalia Rodgers and Laura Ferreria.
The Braves’ No. 2 doubles team of Natalie Dies and Gabriela Vrana lost 4-8 against Norma Rovira and Fernanada Chiaparini after going up a service break early in the match.
In singles play, UNCP struggled all-around with Gabriela Vrana playing the closest match against Laura Ferreria losing 3-6, 2-6.
Stacey Wood lost her No.1 singles match 1-6, 2-6 to Nathalia Rodrigues while Natalie Dies lost her No. 2 singles match 2-6, 2-6 to Fernanada Chiaparini.
Langley pointed to numerous mental mistakes by the Braves that led to their loss.
The Braves lost in a sweep for the second time this season.
She said the Braves should be competitive with what she viewed as bottom-half teams in the PBC.