Upstate Falls 5-2 against Appalachian State

Upstate Falls 5-2 against Appalachian State

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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.

Carol Sigaki defeated Morse 6-4, 6-4 at No. 1 singles. Vale Zarama claimed a 6-3, 6-2 victory at No. 3 singles over Gabrielle Wreder.

Upstate returns to action tomorrow at Elon. First serve is scheduled for 1 p.m.

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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


1. Heidi Swope/McKayla Zupan (APPW) def. Carol Sigaki/Vale Zarama (UPST) 6-3

2. Megan Mullen/Taylor Bygrave (APPW) def. Filippa Ericson/Eduarda Ferreira (UPST) 7-6 (1-0)

3. Taylor Dodd/Anna Nemeth (UPST) def. Melissa Machado/Rebecca Morse (APPW) 6-1