Newberry’s season ends against Wingate in SAC Semifinals

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The Wolves finished the season ranked No. 39 in the ITA Division II national rankings. - Courtesy photo

CAYCE — Newberry’s postseason run came to an end against top-seeded Wingate 5-1 in the South Atlantic Conference Women’s Tennis Semifinals at the Cayce Tennis Center.

The Wolves finished the season 21-7 with a slew of SAC All-Conference awards. Four Wolves were honored on the doubles side with pair No. 1 Amanda Carrillo and Marta Gomar earning all-conference second team doubles while Elisa Aguirreand Lucia Davila garnered an honorable mention. Carrillo and Aguirre also were named to the all-conference second team in singles.

Wingate got off to a quick start in doubles taking the first two points before all-conference pair Amanda Carrillo and Marta Gomar nabbed the remaining match 8-6 to pull the Wolves within one, 2-1, heading into singles.

Newberry was unable to stop the top-seeded Bulldogs as they won three straight singles matches to gain the 5-1 victory and a spot in the SAC Tennis Championship.

The Wolves finished the season ranked No. 39 in the ITA Division II national rankings with a 21-7 record going 7-3 in league play.

The Wolves finished the season ranked No. 39 in the ITA Division II national rankings.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_2232f95b-959c-4459-9dde-e375490e8c95.jpgThe Wolves finished the season ranked No. 39 in the ITA Division II national rankings. Courtesy photo

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