Tigerville, S.C. –North Greenville women’s tennis picked up a big win for the Program on Wednesday, downing Erskine College 5-4 for the first win over the Fleet in over 10-years.
Erskine got the first win of the day with an 8-2 decision in the first doubles position. North Greenville responded with an 8-7 (10-8) win from Faith Moyers and Graysen Elms. Camille Duhan and Fernanda de Lucca brought home the second doubles point for North Greenville with an 8-6 win in the second spot.
In singles, the Crusaders got a quick win from Graysen Elms in the six hole as she took care of business with a 6-0/6-0 decision, pulling the Crusaders to within two points of a match win. Kylie Sandusky would do her part to bring NGU to within one point of the win with 6-2/7-6 (7-2) hard fought victory in the four spot.
The Fleet inched closer to North Greenville with a 6-3/6-4 win in the one hole, closing the gap to 4-2. The suspense wouldn’t last much longer however de Lucca wrapped up the win for North Greenville with a 6-1/3-6/6-3 victory, earning the match point.
The Crusaders improved their record to 4-7 overall and 3-1 in league play. North Greenville will travel to Central, South Carolina on March 11th to take on Southern Wesleyan at 12pm.