Boiling Springs, N.C. – Carol Sigaki combined for two victories on the afternoon but the USC Upstate women's tennis team lost 5-2 at Gardner-Webb on Thursday in non-conference action at the GWU Tennis Courts.
Gardner-Webb improves to 2-8 while USC Upstate drops to 1-10.
At #1 doubles, Sigaki and Vale Zarama claimed a 6-3 win over Miljana Ristic and Sandra Bolstad. Gardner-Webb won the #2 and #3 matches to clinch the doubles point.
Sigaki earned a win at #1 singles as she defeated Sarah Rieckmann 6-1, 6-0. Noelia Acuna was a 6-0, 6-4 winner at #2 singles over Bolstad.
"We had a chance to start the match with the doubles point but could not pull it off at number two doubles. Congratulations to our #1 and #2 singles players for keeping us in the match. We look forward to hosting Coastal Carolina tomorrow." – Dr. Oliver Trittenwein, head coach.
USC Upstate hosts Coastal Carolina tomorrow at 2 p.m.
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