WOMEN'S TENNIS TEAM EARNS FIRST CONFERENCE VICTORY OF 2012
Thursday, March 1, 2012

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Cassie Curtis improved to 5-2 on the season in singles competition leadning NGU to a 9-0 win over King College and the Crusaders first Conference Carolinas win of the 2012 season.

The Crusaders improved to 3-4 over all and 1-2 in conference with the win over the Tornado. The Crusaders swept through the singles matches, Thursday. Haley Hardwick continued her solid play and improved to 3-2 on the season and Susane Lenz won her 3rd match in a row bringing her solo record to 3-2.

In doubles, Rebecca Beacham and Victoria Gomez won their consecutive match and improved their team record to 3-2 on the season. The tandem of Cassie Curtis and Aline Ribeiro also improve to 3-2 on the season as a team.

The Crusaders will take a couple weeks off before returning to the court for a showdown with Lee-McRae on March 20th in Banner Elk, North Carolina.

Women's: North Greenville 9, King College 0

Singles competition
1. Susane Lenz (NGUW) def. King, Karissa (KING_W) 6-3, 6-0
2. Aline Ribeiro (NGUW) def. Anderson, Sarah (KING_W) 6-2, 6-0
3. Muriel Mendonca Abid (NGUW) def. Ketron, Kayla (KING_W) 6-1, 6-0
4. Cassie Curtis (NGUW) def. Sherrod, Eden (KING_W) 6-0, 6-0
5. Haley Hardwick (NGUW) def. Copeland, Kelsey (KING_W) 6-0, 6-0
6. No player (NGUW) def. No player (KING_W), by default

Doubles competition

1. Susane Lenz/Muriel Mendonca Abid (NGUW) def. King, Karissa/Anderson, Sarah (KING_W) 8-3

2. Cassie Curtis/Aline Ribeiro (NGUW) def. Ketron, Kayla/Sherrod, Eden (KING_W) 8-2

3. No player/No player (NGUW) def. No player/Copeland, Kelsey (KING_W), by default