WINGATE, N.C. -- Carson-Newman concluded their 2019 regular season on the road against the Wingate Bulldogs falling 6-0 Saturday afternoon.
Due to rain tampering with the schedule of the day, the match was pushed back to 4 p.m. Another two-hour rain delay caused it to be pushed back even further and resulted in the teams just playing singles rather than doubles to speed things up a bit.
At the No. 1 position, Ana Carla Resende (Minas Gerais, Brazil) took her match to three sets against Michela Verpelli but ultimately fell 3-6, 6-3, 1-6. At No. 2, Ali Harris (Crossville, Tenn.) was unable to win a game off of Alisa Rudenko and fell 6-0, 6-0.
Hannah Price (Knoxville, Tenn.) competed at the No. 3 position falling 6-3 in the first set against Chyi Lee. She had somewhat of a comeback in the second set but was cut short dropping it 7-5. Alisa Liashova (Ukraine) started off strong winning her first set 6-3 against Claudia de Andreis but was unable to muster a game thereafter falling in the second and third sets 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4 singles.
Rounding out the lineup for the Eagles was Abby Reis (Des Moines, IA.) and Klara Vuckovic (Germany) at No. 5 and No. 6. Reis fell 6-1, 6-0 to Camilla Ciaccia at No. 5 and Vuckovic only one a pair of games in both sets as she fell 6-2, 6-2 to Sydney Homan at No. 6.
The Eagles finished their regular season 9-9 overall and 5-5 in conference play. They finished at No. 6 in league standings and will play in the South Atlantic Conference tournament beginning on Tuesday, April 16. For more information, updates and results check back on cneagles.com.
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