Wolfpack Wraps Up Play at Bulldog Classic
Sept. 22, 2013
ATHENS, Ga. - The NC State women’s tennis team completed play at the Bulldog Classic on Sunday, capping off their first tournament of the fall season at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
Junior Nicole Martinez and junior Sophie Nelson each earned singles victories for the Wolfpack, to bring the total number of matches won by State over the weekend to ten. Martinez was victorious in singles play for the second straight day, defeating Hailey Grillo of South Florida, 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (10-6), while Nelson earned the Wolfpack's other win of the afternoon, defeating Faith Atiso of Old Dominion, 6-1, 6-1.
Senior Joelle Kissell, who won a combined four matches on Friday and Saturday, fell to No. 3 ranked player in the nation, Georgia's Lauren Herring, by a score of 6-3, 6-3. Christy Sipes and Elisha Hande both had a tough go of it on Sunday, facing stiff competition as well. Sipes dropped her match to No. 14 Maho Kowase, 6-1, 6-3 while Hande fell to No. 60 Silvia Garcia, 6-1, 6-2.
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