CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Pfeiffer University women’s tennis team began the 2011 spring schedule with a 7-0 loss at division one UNC-Charlotte on Sunday afternoon. The 49ers swept all three doubles match to earn the competition point and all six singles matches to improve to 5-2 on the year. The Lady Falcons fall in the season opener.
Alena Krutkina and Chelsi Haefele fell 8-3 playing in the number one doubles position. The remaining two doubles match were 8-0 shutouts for the 49ers. Catie Thomas had the best singles performance falling 6-4, 6-4 to UNC-Charlotte’s Gabi Vergara.
The Lady Falcons will face their first division two opponent on Tuesday traveling to Catawba for a 3:00 p.m. matchup with the Lady Indians.