Crusaders dominate singles play to earn league win

Crusaders dominate singles play to earn league win
Friday, March 31, 2017
Crusaders dominate singles play to earn league win

Belmont, N.C. – North Greenville women’s tennis chalked up another league win on Friday night with a 6-3 decision over Belmont Abbey College.

The Crusaders fell behind after double’s play with Belmont Abbey taking two of three games. NGU’s only win came from Camille Duhan and Fernanda de Lucca who won their game 8-3. Christina Kiessling and Kylie Sandusky fell 8-3 while Graysen Elms and Faith Moyers lost 8-7.

The final win of the day for BAC came in the first singles position as Kiessling fell 6-1/7-5. Fernanda de Lucca got things started in the third position with a pair of 6-0 wins to even the score at 2-2. Graysen Elms followed up the de Lucca win with a 6-1/6-0 victory to give the Crusaders a 3-2 lead.

The ball continued to roll NGU’s way in the fourth spot as Kylie Sandusky’s win extended the lead to 4-2 with a 6-2/6-3 victory. Camille Duhan knocked off Teagan McNamara in the second spot with a hard fought 4-6/6-2/6-1 win to clinch the team victory for the Crusaders. Faith Moyers added another point for NGU with two 6-3 victories in the sixth spot.

North Greenville improved to 8-9 overall and 7-3 in league play. The Crusaders will take on Pfeiffer on Saturday afternoon at 1pm in Richfield, N.C.