Falcons drop tennis match against North Georgia

Published 10:52 am Thursday, March 29, 2012


The University of Montevallo women’s tennis team fell on the road March 28 at Peach Belt Conference rival North Georgia College and State University 9-0.

The Falcons battled in every match but had to forfeit a pair of matches due to not having enough healthy athletes. The Falcons fell behind 2-0 after having to forfeit both the No. 3 doubles’ match and the No. 6 singles’ match.

Senior Helene Nordgreen and junior Lauren Blair teamed up in the No. 1 doubles’ match and fell by the slimmest of margins, 8-6.

Junior Amy McGucken and freshman Meagan Stevens, a Hope Christian School graduate, teamed up in the No. 2 doubles’ match and fell 8-1, which put the Falcons behind 4-0 heading into singles.

The No. 5 singles’ match was 6-1, 6-1 in favor of the Saints, which sealed the victory for North Georgia as it went up 5-0. Stevens put up a fight in the No. 3 singles’ match as she fell 7-5 and 6-2. Nordgreen fell in the No. 1 singles’ match 6-4, 6-2, while Blair lost in the No. 2 singles’ match 6-3, 6-2. McGucken fell in the No. 4 singles’ match 6-2, 6-3.

The Falcons will look to get back on track Friday, March 30 at 3 p.m. as they host Georgia Southwestern State University.