Soli played a three-set match on Saturday at Wake Forest.
Wake Forest spoiled Liberty's 2019 spring season opener with a 7-0 victory over the Lady Flames tennis team on Saturday afternoon at the Wake Forest Indoor Tennis Center.
Liberty falls to 0-1 on the year, while Wake Forest improves to 2-0. The Demon Deacons also defeated College of Charleston 7-0 on Saturday morning.
Wake Forest 7, Liberty 0
Singles Competition 1. #44 Emma Davis (WF) def. #64 Lara Soares (LIBERTYW) 6-2, 6-4 2. Anna Ulyashchenko (WF) def. Maria Medina (LIBERTYW) 6-0, 6-3 3. Eliza Omirou (WF) def. Kalani Soli (LIBERTYW) 6-3, 2-6, 1-0 (12-10) 4. Saby Nihalani (WF) def. Ashley Bongart (LIBERTYW) 6-0, 7-5 5. Anna Brylin (WF) def. Alexandra Almborg (LIBERTYW) 6-0, 6-4 6. Chandler Carter (WF) def. Anna Dollar (LIBERTYW) 6-0, 6-2
Doubles Competition 1. Emma Davis/Chandler Carter (WF) def. Lara Soares/Kalani Soli (LIBERTYW) 6-2 2. Eliza Omirou/M.C. Meredith (WF) def. Ashley Bongart/Anna Dollar (LIBERTYW) 6-3 3. #46 Anna Brylin/Anna Ulyashchenko (WF) def. Grace Hashiguchi/Maria Medina (LIBERTYW) 6-3
Liberty 0-1 Wake Forest 2-0 Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2) Singles (6,2,5,1,3,4) T-2:20
Thoughts From Head Coach Jeff Maren "It took us a while to adjust to the courts and tough opponents, but we all finished better than the way we started. This was definitely a learning experience for us, one that will allow for growth and an opportunity to play better in our next match."
How It Happened The Demon Deacons dominated the doubles session, sweeping the three matches. It marked the first time Liberty has lost all three doubles matches since Jan. 21, 2018 at Boston University.
Next Up • Liberty will look to pick up its first win of 2019 when it travels to face UNCG. Match time between the Lady Flames and Spartans is set for 1 p.m. and will be UNCG's season opener. • The Lady Flames are 2-3 all-time against the Spartans, but they won the last matchup between the two teams by a 5-2 count on March 2, 2018 in Lynchburg.
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