Crowley bows out in NCAA singles semi-finals

Champaign, Illinois The 2021-22 North Carolina State women’s tennis season has officially ended. A student in his second year of study Fiona Crowley She was the last remaining contender in the NCAA Division I women’s singles tennis tournament, but exited impressively in the semifinals after losing 6-4, 6-4, to Stanford’s Connie Ma on Friday afternoon on the indoor courts on campus. University of Illinois.

Crowley ranked 55th nationally in the tournament, unhurt during the rounds, winning every game in straight sets. Friday was a different story for the sophomore from San Antonio, Texas, who lost the opening set 6-4. She went up to take a 4-1 lead in the second set, but couldn’t stop Ma, a very famous freshman who won the final five points to secure a place in the finals against second seed Peyton Stearns of Texas.

Crowley finished the year with a total singles record 47-7, a winning aggregate topping all Division One. Plus, only 47 wins tracks a pair of show legends for the most wins in a single season in Carolina. Jimmy Loeb won 53 freshman games in 2013-14, Hailee Carter had 50 freshman games in 2013-14 and 49 wins in the 2015-16 season.

Crowley has also joined the exclusive Tar Heel group which includes Cinda Gurney (1993), Loeb (2015), Carter (2016), Cameron Moura (2019) and Sarah Davitilla (2021) who previously advanced to the semi-finals.

Carolina enjoyed a solid week of success at Champaign during the singles and doubles tournaments. Crowley Elizabeth Scotty And the Carson Tanguelleg All of them earned honors from ITA All-America by reaching the round of 16, while Cameron Moura She was ranked No. 5 in the category which also made her the All-America Choice for the fifth time in her career.

Crowley and Scotty took the All-American doubles titles thanks to the second seed overall and advanced to the round of 16, while Moura and Tanguellige also won the doubles match to reach the round of 16 as well.

The Tar Heels finished the year with a total record of 28-3 in doubles matches, took another Atlantic Coast Conference regular season title and won their third consecutive ITA National Team Championship. Carolina spent nearly the entire spring season ranked #1 in the country and earned a best overall seed at the NCAA Team Championship and advanced to the semi-finals.

NCAA Division I Women’s Singles Tennis Tournament

Monday May 23 – Round of 64
# 55 Fiona Crowley (UNC) def. #62 Emanuela Antonaki (MSU) 6-3, 6-4
# 30 Elizabeth Scotty (UNC) def. #38 Julia Adams (Fru) 6-2, 6-2
number 51 Carson Tanguelleg (UNC) def. [4] #4 Daria Freeman (PRIN) 6-4, 6-4
#43 Maria Kozyreva (Saint Mary [Calif.]) his countryman. # 35 Riley Tran (UNC) 7-6, 4-6, 6-3
#69 Veronika Miroshchenko (LMU) defeated. [5] # 5 Cameron Moura (UNC) 0-6, 6-1, 6-3

Tuesday 24 May – Round of 32
# 55 Fiona Crowley (UNC) def. #24 Tatiana Makarova (TAMO) 6-2 6-4
# 30 Elizabeth Scotty (UNC) def. [9-16] #11 Well Daniel (NCSU) 6-1, 6-3
number 51 Carson Tanguelleg (UNC) def. #42 Sabina Machalova (Miss France) 6-4, 6-1

Wednesday 25 May – Round of 16
#36 Michaela Bayerlova (WSU) defeated. number 51 Carson Tanguelleg (UNC) 5-7, 7-6, 7-5
# 55 Fiona Crowley (UNC) def. #49 Kylie Collins (Utah) 6-3, 7-6 (5)
[2] #2 Peyton Stearns (UT) defeated. # 30 Elizabeth Scotty (UNC) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2

Thursday May 26th – Quarter-finals
# 55 Fiona Crowley (UNC) def. #27 Lisa Zaar (Pep) 6-3, 6-1

Friday May 27 – Semi-finals
#26 Connie Ma (Stan) defeated. # 55 Fiona Crowley (UNC) 6-4, 6-4

NCAA Division I Women’s Doubles Tennis Championships

Tuesday 24 May – Round 1
#39 Mora/Tanguellej (UNC) defeated. #22 Guardian / Bowden (Rice) 6-1, 5-7, 1-0 (6).
[2] #2 Crowley/Scotty (UNC) defeated. #43 Siemens/Ratliff (OSU) 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (9)

Wednesday 25 May – Round of 16
#12 Ayumi Miyamoto/Lisa Marie Rio (OSU) defeated. #39 Mora / Tanguelleg (UNC) 7-6, 6-1
#13 Davinia Achung/Eden Richardson (Miami, FL) defeated. [2] #2 Crowley/Scotty (UNC) 6-4, 6-1