Spartans Defeat Fighting Camels

Spartans Defeat Fighting Camels

Box Score (.pdf)

Buies Creek, N.C. – The USC Upstate women's tennis team claimed its first win of the 2017 season as the Spartans defeated Campbell 5-2 at the Nisbet Tennis Center on Saturday.

Upstate improves to 1-5 while Campbell drops to 2-5.

"This is a great first win for our team and for USC Upstate women's tennis," head coach Oliver Trittenwein said. "I'm very happy with how our girls took care of doubles and went right into singles with momentum. The girls believe a little more in each other and the ability we have to win as a team."

Upstate claimed the doubles point after Carol Sigaki and Vale Zarama defeated Alexandra Andrivot and Pauline Roustan 6-0 at No. 1 doubles.

The Spartans won the No. 2, No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 singles courts to clinch the match. Sigaki was a 7-5, 6-1 winner at No. 2 singles over Lea Cutera. Zarama won 6-4, 6-3 at No. 4 singles over Roustan. Taylor Dodd earned a hard-fought 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-1 match at No. 5 singles over Nina Asanin. Morgan Dodd won No. 6 singles by default.

Upstate faces UNC Wilmington tomorrow at 10 a.m.
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Results

Singles

1. ANDRIVOT, Alexandra (CAM-W) def. Filippa Ericson (UPST) 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
2. Carol Sigaki (UPST) def. CUTURA, Lea (CAM-W) 7-5, 6-1
3. NICOARA, Alexandra (CAM-W) def. Eduarda Ferreira (UPST) 6-4, 6-3
4. Vale Zarama (UPST) def. ROUSTAN, Pauline (CAM-W) 6-3, 6-3
5. Taylor Dodd (UPST) def. ASANIN, Nina (CAM-W) 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 6-1
6. Morgan Dodd (UPST) def. No player (CAM-W), by default

Doubles

1. Carol Sigaki/Vale Zarama (UPST) def. ANDRIVOT, Alexandra/ROUSTAN, Pauline (CAM-W) 6-0
2. CUTURA, Lea/NICOARA, Alexandra (CAM-W) vs. Filippa Ericson/Eduarda Ferreira (UPST) 2-3, unfinished

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