Clemson, SC - Southern Wesleyan fell to the Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls in a 4-1 final on Saturday afternoon.
Final: Johnson C. Smith 4, Southern Wesleyan 1
Records: Southern Wesleyan (1-4) Johnson C. Smith (1-3)
Coach Thompson Says...
"Our women's tennis team lost a hard fought match against a very good team. I'm proud of how we fought until the end. I think we are coming together as a team and improving with every match!"
How It Happened
The Warriors went 1-2 in doubles action in the loss on Saturday afternoon. The team of Jennifer Ball and Chyna Jones fell to the team of Halle Parker and Jada Strickland in a 6-4 final. Iva Jankovic and Alex Golliher defeated the team of Aria Springfield and Cierra Turner in a 6-3 final. Caitlynn Nixon and Helen Schweiger fell to Nija Price and Alisa Stevenson in a 6-2 final.
In singles action, the Warriors went 1-3. Jennifer Ball fell to Halle Parker in 6-3 and 6-3 final scores. Iva Jankovic defeated Nija Price in a 6-2 and 6-1 final. Caitlynn Nixon fell to Cierra Turner in a 6-1 and 6-0 final. Helen Schweiger fell to Alisa Stevenson in a 6-0 and 6-0 final score.
Southern Wesleyan will host North Georgia on February 20 and will take on the Nighthawks at 3 p.m. They will then open up Conference Carolinas play on February 26 at 2 p.m. against the Emmanuel College Lions.