CHARLOTTE, N.C. -
The Charlotte women's tennis
team is back in action at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday when it plays host to Wofford at
the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex. The 49ers earned a win in their last contest
and look to add another to the same column in the rescheduled match.
"We are looking forward to getting out on our home courts again tomorrow
against Wofford," head coach Michaela Gorman
said. "We will need to come out
ready to play from the first point in order to earn a victory. We always have
highly-competitive matches with Wofford and I expect tomorrow's match to be the
The two teams were originally slated to meet February 26 but the contest was
rescheduled due to inclement weather.
The Niners are coming off a hard-fought, 4-3 triumph over North Carolina
Central Saturday to improve to 7-4 on the campaign. Charlotte clinched the
doubles point, which proved to be decisive, as the two squads split the six
Each of the three singles victories came in straight sets, as the 49ers only
dropped a combined eight games during the trio. The No. 3 doubles pairing of
freshman Jessica Pérez
and senior Alexandra Zinn
also picked up a shutout
during its contest.
The Terriers fell to 5-6 on the year after losing 4-3 to Charleston Southern
Saturday. Again, it was a decisive doubles point that tipped the score to one
side, as Wofford could not complete the comeback despite splitting the six
In last year's meeting, Charlotte claimed a 5-2 win at the Reeves Tennis Center
in Spartanburg, S.C., rallying from behind to post victories at the No. 2
through No. 6 singles spots.
Admission is free to all home 49ers tennis matches at the Halton-Wagner Tennis
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