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Lady Flames Edged by Spartans

April 6, 2010
|  Greensboro, N.C.
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Hannah Fick won in No. 2 doubles with teammate Nadia Solomon-Burgess.

Hannah Fick won in No. 2 doubles with teammate Nadia Solomon-Burgess.

The Liberty Lady Flames fell to the UNC Greensboro Spartans, 4-3, Tuesday at the UNCG Tennis Courts.

Liberty broke out on top in the match, winning both contested doubles contests. Lady Flames Jordan Jenkins and Carol Lobel defeated Valerie Behr and Stephanie Macfarlane, 8-6, in the No. 1 spot. Nadia Solomon-Burgess and Hannah Fick took the No. 2 contest for the Lady Flames with an 8-6 win over Jessica Eblen and Annette Rios.

UNC Greensboro turned the match in singles, winning three matches and picking up a default at the No. 6 spot, for the 4-3 victory. Liberty's Jenkins won for the 14th time in singles this spring. The junior dispatched of Alex Whitehead, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) in the No. 1 spot. Lady Flame Nadia Solomon-Burgess also picked up a win for Liberty, with a straight-set, 6-3, 6-1 win.

Liberty will return to Greensboro, N.C., tomorrow. The Lady Flames will visit North Carolina A& T. Match time is 2 p.m.

UNCG 4, LIBERTY 3
Singles
1. JENKINS, Jordan (LIBERTY) def. Alex Whitehead (UNCG) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
2. SOLOMON-BURGESS, N. (LIBERTY) def. Stephanie Macfarlane (UNCG) 6-3, 6-1
3. Valerie Behr (UNCG) def. LOBEL, Carol (LIBERTY) 6-2, 6-0
4. Mikayla Rogers (UNCG) def. GOUVEIA, Fabiana (LIBERTY) 6-2, 6-1
5. Annette Rios (UNCG) def. FICK, Hannah (LIBERTY) 6-0, 6-3
6. Sasha Skripkina (UNCG) def. No player (LIBERTY), by forfeit

Doubles
1. JENKINS, Jordan/LOBEL, Carol (LIBERTY) def. Valerie Behr/Stephanie Macfarlane (UNCG) 8-6
2. SOLOMON-BURGESS, N./FICK, Hannah (LIBERTY) def. Jessica Eblen/Annette Rios (UNCG) 8-6
3. Mikayla Rogers/Alex Whitehead (UNCG) def. No player/No player (LIBERTY), by forfeit :