Warriors Drop Conference Opener

Photo by John Bolton Photography
Photo by John Bolton Photography

Central, SC – Southern Wesleyan fell in their Conference Carolinas opener against the Erskine College Flying Fleet in 6-3 final score.

 

Match Vitals

Final: Erskine 6, Southern Wesleyan 3

Records: Southern Wesleyan (2-4 / CC 0-1) Erskine (1-4 / CC 1-0)

 

Coach Thompson says...

"The women's tennis team lost a hard fought match.  I'm proud of the effort that these women put forth today.  I'm confident that if we continue to give our best the way we did today, we will get the results we want!"

 

How It Happened

Southern Wesleyan took one out of three in doubles play on the morning of February 24.  Alexia Rodriguez and Jennifer Ball won their doubles match in an 8-5 final score.

In singles play, the Warriors won two of the six matches.  Alexia Rodriguez battled to defeat Katie Loudermilk in a 6-4, 3-6 and 10-2 final score.  Kristi Cooper followed with a win of her match in a 6-4 final after her opponent retired.

 

What's Next

Southern Wesleyan will next travel to Newberry to take on the Wolves on February 26.  They will then resume Conference Carolinas play on March 2 when they travel to Tigerville, SC to take on the North Greenville Crusaders.