March 8, 2008
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Maryland women's tennis team fell to North Carolina, 7-0, Saturday afternoon in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Terrapins dropped to 3-7 on the season and 0-2 in conference play. The Tar Heels, ranked 13th nationally, improved to 6-4 on the season and claimed their first ACC victory.
Junior captain Michal Amir, currently ranked No. 102 in the nation, dropped her match to Katrina Tsang, 6-2, 6-4, at the No. 1 singles spot. Tsang is ranked No. 26 in the latest poll. At the No. 2 singles spot, freshman Karin Lundmark fell to Sanaz Marand, 6-0, 6-4, who is ranked 10th in the country.
Sophomore Maggie MacKeever lost to No. 100 Austin Smith at the No. 3 singles slot, 6-2, 6-1. Freshman Julia Huschke dropped her match to Meg Fanjoy, 7-5, 6-1, at the No. 4 singles spot, while sophomore Lisa Miller fell to Alexandra Jurewitz, 6-0, 7-6 (2), at the No. 5 position.
Making her first appearance of the spring season in conference play, freshman Adela Matejkova lost to Linzee Mabrey, def., at the No. 6 slot.
In doubles play, Amir and Miller fell to Marand and Tsang, 8-1. MacKeever and Huschke lost to Smith and Fanjoy, 8-1, while Lundmark and Matejkova fell to Jurewitz and Laura Reichert, def.
The Terps will play host to Indiana next Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Tennis Center at College Park.
North Carolina 7, Maryland 0
1. Tsang (UNC) def. Amir (MD), 6-2, 6-4
2. Marand (UNC) def. Lundmark (MD), 6-0, 6-4
3. Smith (UNC) def. MacKeever (MD), 6-2, 6-1
4. Fanjoy (UNC) def. Huschke (MD), 7-5, 6-1
5. Jurewitz (UNC) def. Miller (MD), 6-0, 7-6 (2
6. Mabrey (UNC) def. Matejkova (MD), def.
Order of Finish: 6,3,2,5,1,4
1. Marand/Tsang (UNC) def. Amir/Miller (MD), 8-1
2. Smith/Fanjoy (UNC) def. MacKeever/Huschke (MD), 8-1
3. Jurewitz/Reichert (UNC) def. Lundmark/Matejkova, def.