CHARLOTTE, N.C. -
The Charlotte women's tennis
team will return to the traditional fall tournament format this weekend, as it
heads to Winston-Salem, N.C., for the Wake Forest Invitational. The three-day
event begins Friday and will run through Sunday at the Wake Forest Tennis
"We've had some matches but now we head into our last three weekends of action,
starting this weekend at Wake Forest," head coach Michaela Gorman
want to be able to go out there and put some good points together."
The 49ers had stepped out of the regular fall format to play host to a pair of
dual matches last Friday. Charlotte easily picked up 7-0 victories over local
foes Belmont Abbey and Johnson C. Smith in the doubleheader action at the
Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex.
Including the two dual matches, Anna Ekelund
is off to a blistering start this
year. She is 5-1 in singles, featuring a 3-1 ledger at the season-opening
College of Charleston Invitational to finish third in her flight.
has opened her collegiate career with a solid 4-1 record. She
finished the tournament in Charleston, S.C., with a 2-1 mark, while playing in
a round robin bracket.
In doubles, the pairing of Ekelund and Lisa Grosselius
has collected the most
wins thus far with three. However, Pérez is a member of two duos, with
and Iveta Guneva
, which have tallied 2-0 marks this fall.
In addition to the 49ers and host Demon Deacons, other schools participating in
the event include Appalachian State, Campbell, College of Charleston, Davidson,
Elon, ETSU, Louisville, Navy, Radford, Richmond, Stetson, UNC Greensboro, West
Virginia and Winthrop.
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