No. 1 Loeb leads North Carolina to NCAA Sweet 16

Jamie Loeb continued to shine in her freshman season, winning her singles and doubles matches to pace seventh-seeded North Carolina to a 4-0 win over Georgia State in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship in Chapel Hill, N.C.

UNC (26-5) will face 10th seed Texas A&M on Thursday in the Round of 16 in Athens, Ga., at 9 a.m.

Loeb, who continues to rank No. 1 in the NCAA rankings, won her singles match, 6-4, 6-2 over No. 22 Abigail Tere-Apisah.

Immediately prior to her singles match, Loeb helped Carolina win the doubles point by pairing with Ashley Dai for an 8-3 triumph.