Sandy Hawks miss ranked opponents twice

COLOMBIA, South Carolina – UNCW fell short twice Saturday against a pair of ranked opponents to close out Carolina Challenge host South Carolina.

UNCW saw their record slip to 17-7 after a 1-3 weekend while 19th-ranked Stetson improved to 12-12 and 19th-ranked South Carolina moved to 13-8 .

Against Stetson, UNCW took the Hatters to three sets in fourth and fifth pairing, but Stetson was able to win both matches. Brianna Haggerty and Kaley McLaughlin lost 15-13 in the fourth pairing while Jadyn Barry and Mady’s people fell, 15-12.

On Friday, Haggerty became UNCW’s single-season wins leader with 16 when she teamed with Kaley McLaughlin on board UAB, 2-1, to fourth pair.

The Hatters managed to clinch the duel with a 21-16, 21-11 win in the third pairing.

Folks and Barry drew the Seahawks even with South Carolina winning fifth pair, 21-16 and 21-18, but the Gamecocks swept the top three pair in straight sets.

The Seahawks are making a short trip to Conway, SC next weekend for another tournament called the Carolina Challenge, this time hosted by Coastal Carolina. UNCW opens its tournament with an 8 a.m. rematch against South Carolina.


Not all news on the site expresses the point of view of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.
Back to top button