CRUSADERS FALL TO FALCONS IN CONFERENCE TENNIS ACTION
Tigerville, SC- North Greenville men’s and women’s tennis teams took on Pfeiffer University on March 2, 2013 in a Conference Carolina’s matchup. Because of predicted snowfall in the Greenville area, the matches were postponed until 2pm. NGU’s Men’s team fell to Pfeiffer 9-0, while the Women’s team lost 7-2.
The men’s team lost in both doubles and singles competition’s by a total of 9-0. It was highlighted with an intense double’s match when teammates Guilherme Ferreira and Sergio Araújo Filho almost pulled out a victory losing 9-7. The Men’s team record dropped to 1-5 on the year.
The Women’s team lost the overall match 7-2, but put were able to put up a fight in singles competition winning 2 of the 6 matches. The two wins came from senior Muriel Adib and sophomore Aline Ribeiro. The Women’s record drops to 2-4 on the year.
Tomas Kurhajec’s men’s and women’s tennis teams will take on Francis Marion University in Florence, SC on March 6, 2013. The next home match for the Crusader’s will be on March 20, 2013 against North Georgia College & State University .