The No. 1 ranked UNC Women’s Tennis team will open home ACC play by hosting Louisville and Notre Dame. The Heels take on the Cardinals (7-4, 0-2) on Friday, March 3rd at 5 PM at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. Friday’s match moved indoors due to weather in the Chapel Hill area on Friday. The No. 14 ranked (10-3, 1-1) Fighting Irish come to Chapel Hill for a Sunday, March 5th matinee at 1 PM at the Chapel Hill Tennis Club.
Friday, March 3 – Louisville
5 PM ET
Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center
The Cardinals come to Chapel Hill after dropping both matches to open ACC play last weekend. The Ville dropped Friday’s match to Clemson 3-4, and then fell on Sunday to No. 30 Georgia Tech 7-0. With wet weather and wind forecasted for Friday, this match will be played inside at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The Heels are 8-0 at home indoors this season.
Sunday, March 5 – Notre Dame
1 PM ET
Chapel Hill Tennis Club (Directions)
No Live Video
The Fighting Irish look to continue the winning ways of recent. Dropping a match last Friday to No. 30 Georgia Tech, 2-5; Notre Dame defeated No. 29 Clemson 4-1 for a 1-1 ACC play opening weekend, followed by a 4-2 win over Chicago State mid-week. The Irish take on No. 11 Duke on Friday, before making the short drive to Chape hill on Sunday.
The Tar Heels are coming off a 2-0 opening weekend in ACC dual matches. The Heels got things started Friday in Charlottesville, Va. with a 4-1 win over the Virginia Cavaliers. Elizabeth Scotty led the Heels winning 6-3, 6-4, while Anika Yarlagadda won 6-4, 6-0.
On Sunday the Heels made the drive to Blacksburg, Va. taking on Virginia Tech defeating the Hokies 4-3 at Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center. Carolina enters ACC dual match play at home with a 16-0 overall record, and a 69-match home winning streak in ACC play.
The top ranked Heels in that ITA poll, have seven ranked players in singles with No. 1 Fiona Crawley, No. 7 Carson Tanguilig, No. 13 Abbey Forbes, No. 23 Anika Yarlagadda, No. 27 Reese Brantmeier, No. 56 Elizabeth Scotty, No. 75 Reilly Tran. In doubles, the pairings of No. 4 Fiona Crawley/Carson Tanguilig, No. 22 Carson Tanguilig/Reilly Tran continue to be ranked with No. 37 Reese Brantmeier/Elizabeth Scotty joining the rankings for the first time this season.
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