Women's tennis downs Wingate
Thursday, February 22, 2007
Women's tennis downs Wingate

Wingate, N.C.----The North Greenville University tennis teams picked up two NCAA Division II victories over host Wingate University Thursday evening at the Wingate University tennis facility. The NGU men prevailed 7-2, while the Crusader women won by the same score.

The Wingate teams host Brevard College Saturday (1 p.m.), while the North Greenville squads travel to the University of North Alabama Saturday.

WOMENíS MATCH

Wingate freshman Hollyn Alberghini won twice for the Bulldogs. At the number two doubles flight, Alberghini teamed with Pierce Dillard to defeat NGUís Courtney Lynn and Rebecca Cooper 9-8 (8-3).

Alberghini outlasted Cooper 6-4, 6-1 at the number three singles flight. North Greenvilleís Teresita Mariani won the battle of the number one players, defeating Wingate senior Sydney Pallesen 6-0, 6-0.

Bulldog sophomore basketball player Paige Mincey made her official debut with the tennis team Thursday. Mincey lost an 8-3 pro set to North Greenvilleís Caitlyn Whitted at the number six singles flight.

North Greenville women 7, Wingate 2

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Singles

#1 Teresita Mariani (NGU) def. Sydney Pallesen 6-0, 6-0

#2 Cherie Curtis (NGU) def. Shawn Kindley 6-3, 6-1

#3 Hollyn Alberghini (WIN) def. Rebecca Cooper 6-4, 6-1

#4 Courtney Lynn (NGU) def. Pierce Dillard 8-3 (pro set)

#5 Keisha Kohns (NGU) def. Brittany Ruffner 6-0, 6-1

#6 Caitlyn Whitted (NGU) def. Paige Mincey 8-3 (pro set)

Doubles

#1 Mariani/Curtis (NGU) def. Pallesen/Kindley 8-5

#2 Alberghini/Dillard (WIN) def. Cooper/Lynn 9-8 (3)

#3 Whitted/Aubrey Sawyer (NGU) def. Mincey/Ashley Keefer 8-3