Crusaders earn first win over Erskine since joining Conference Carolinas

Crusaders earn first win over Erskine since joining Conference Carolinas
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Crusaders earn first win over Erskine since joining Conference Carolinas

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.