Crusaders take down King on Senior Day

Crusaders take down King on Senior Day
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Crusaders take down King on Senior Day

Tigerville, S.C. -- Women’s Tennis records senior day victory, routs King 7-2

The North Greenville University women’s tennis team won its sixth match of the season, easily dispatching King University to move to fourth overall in the conference as the season begins to wind down.

In the doubles matches, the Crusaders recorded two victories over the Tornados as freshmen Fernanda Santos de Lucca and Kylie Sandusky beat the King pairing by a score of 8-5. The other victory came from senior Maria Vargas and freshman Graysen Elms recorded a dominant 8-3 victory.

North Greenville took over during the singles matches, winning five of six over King. Freshman Camille Duhan recorded the first victory for the Crusaders in singles matches, winning 6-1, 6-4 over the top King singles player. Vargas, Sandusky, de Lucca and Elms each recorded victories for the Crusaders as well, including a dominant 6-0, 6-1 win by Elms.

The Crusaders return to the court on Friday, April 22 to take on Pfeiffer University in a critical conference matchup. Pfeiffer currently sits below the Crusaders in the conference standings at 6-2-1 on the season.

First serve will be at 2 p.m. at the Vance Tennis Complex in Tigerville, S.C.