Spartanburg, S.C. - Playing their first home match in nearly a month, the USC Upstate women's tennis team lost to Appalachian State 5-2 at the USC Upstate Tennis Complex on Thursday afternoon.
Appalachian State improves to 3-5 while Upstate falls to 1-7.
The doubles point came down to a tiebreaker. Appalachian State won the No. 1 doubles match 6-3 while Taylor Dodd and Anna Nemeth were 6-1 winners at No. 3 doubles over Melissa Machado and Rebecca Morse. The Mountaineers claimed the point thanks to a 7-6 (1-0) win at No. 2 doubles.
Upstate returns to action tomorrow at Elon. First serve is scheduled for 1 p.m.
1. Carol Sigaki (UPST) def. Rebecca Morse (APPW) 6-4, 6-4
2. Heidi Swope (APPW) def. Filippa Ericson (UPST) 6-2, 6-0
3. Vale Zarama (UPST) def. Gabrielle Wreder (APPW) 6-3, 6-2
4. Melissa Machado (APPW) def. Eduarda Ferreira (UPST) 6-4, 7-5
5. Taylor Bygrave (APPW) def. Taylor Dodd (UPST) 6-4, 6-4
6. Megan Mullen (APPW) def. Morgan Dodd (UPST) 6-2, 6-3