USC Upstate Edged on the Road at Bethune-Cookman

USC Upstate Edged on the Road at Bethune-Cookman

Daytona Beach, Fla. – The USC Upstate men's tennis team dropped a 4-2 decision in non-conference play to the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats on Saturday morning at City Island Tennis Courts.

USC Upstate falls to 1-9 on the season while Bethune-Cookman improves to 4-7 overall.

The Spartans took the early 1-0 lead over the Wildcats after capturing two of the three doubles matches.

Samuel Schiano and Lucas Percy, playing at No. 3, earned the first victory winning by walkover. The No. 1 combination of Frederick Sydow and Francisco Neto added a 6-3 victory over Victor Castro and Phillip Lynch.

Bethune-Cookman then won four of the six singles matches at No. 1, No. 2, No. 3 and No. 5 to pick up the 4-2 victory.

Schiano secured the singles win for USC Upstate at No. 6 winning by walkover.

The Spartans are back in action on Thursday, March 21 traveling to Elon for a 2:30 p.m. match.

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