NCAA Womens Tennis

Women’s Tennis Wins On The Road At Auburn

Women's Tennis Wins On The Road At Auburn

Auburn, Ala. – No. 2 Carolina earned a 6-1 road victory over the Auburn Tigers at the City of Auburn/Auburn University Yarbrough Tennis Center in Auburn, Ala.
The #1 Doubles pair of Fiona Crawley and Carson Tanguilig rolled 6-0 over Adeline Flach/Angella Okutoyi to get things rolling for the Tar Heels. The tandem of Reilly Tran and Abbey Forbes clinched the doubles point for the Tar Heels with a 6-1 win over Kaitlyn Carnicella/DJ Bennet.
The Heels struck first in the singles matches with Reese Brantmeier picking up the first win, and the second team point of the match with a 6-4, 6-3 defeat of #78 ranked DJ Bennett. No. 58 Elizabeth Scotty got in on the action, taking down Angella Okutoyi 6-3, 6-3 for team point #3. No. 8 Carson Tanguilig clinched the match for the Tar heels with a defeat of No. #71 Ariana Ansari 6-3, 7-6 (8-6).
No. 1 Fiona Crawley (UNC) needed a third set to take down No. 43 Anastasia Arseneault. The Texas native won 7-5, 1-6, 6-2, to capture the 5th team point. No. 48 Reilly Tran needed the third set after winning 6-4, dropping the second set 3-6 and then defeated Adeline Flach 6-2 to take the point. After splitting the first two sets 7-6 (7-2), 6-7 (5-7), both of which went to tiebreaks, No. 5 Abby Forbes and Kaitlyn Carnicella needed a third set tiebreak with Carnicella winning 8-10.
The Heels return to the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center on the UNC Campus to host the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. Carolina will face Maryland on Friday, Jan. 27 at 1 p.m. with Utah facing Charlotte at 4 p.m. The winners of Friday’s matches will then faceoff in the ITA Kick-Off Championship Match on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 3:30 p.m. with the Consolation Match taking place at 6:30 p.m.
The winning team will advance to the ITA National Team Indoor Championships at the Nordstrom Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Washington Feb. 10-13 in Seattle, Wash.

  1. No. 1 Fiona Crawley (UNC) vs. #43 Anastasia Arseneault (Auburn) 7-5, 1-6, 6-2
  2. No. 8 Carson Tanguilig (UNC) def. #71 Ariana Ansari (Auburn) 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)
  3. Reese Brantmeier def. #78 DJ Bennett (Auburn) 6-4, 6-3
  4. Kaitlyn Carnicella (Auburn) def. No. 5 Abby Forbes (UNC) 7-6 (7-2), 6-7 (5-7), 1-0 (8-10)
  5. #58 Elizabeth Scotty (UNC) def. Angella Okutoyi (Auburn) 6-3, 6-3
  6. # 48 Reilly Tran (UNC) def. Adeline Flach (Auburn) 6-4, 3-6,…

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