BELMONT, NC- Erskine took five of six matches in singles' competition, as the Flying Fleet defeated Belmont Abbey, 8-1, in a Conference Carolinas match, Friday afternoon at the Michael Reidy Tennis Center on the campus of Belmont Abbey College. Erskine improves to 10-3 overall, and 9-0 in Conference Carolinas, while Belmont Abbey falls to 5-12 overall, 2-4 in league play.
The Crusaders got its lone win in singles. At the #4 flight, Alex Weber battled back and forth in a competitive 9-8 (3) win over Mikaela Bennett, 9-8 (3)
Belmont Abbey was to host Emmanuel tomorrow, March 19, at 2:30 however, that game has been postponed due to incoming weather. Once a new date has been selected the change will be made to the calendar. The next match will be at the Michael Reidy Tennis Center on March 29 at 2:30 PM as the Crusaders host USC Aiken.
ERSKINE 8, BELMONT ABBEY 1
1. Paola Giullino (EC) def. Teagan McNamara (BAC) 6-0, 6-1
2. Miranda Guthrie (EC) def. Darian DeFrench (BAC) 6-0, 6-0
3. Sarah McDonald (EC) def. Kiersten Cox (BAC) 6-3, 6-3
4. Alex Weber (BAC) def. Mikaela Bennett (EC) 9-8 (3)
5. Mollie Polk (EC) def. Brylee Seitz (BAC) 6-3, 6-3
6. Rachel Berkey (EC) def. Brylee Seitz (BAC) 8-1
1. Paola Gullino/Sarah McDonald (EC) def. Teagan McNamara/Lillie Mehan (BAC) 8-4
2. Mikaela Bennett/Miranda Guthrie (EC) def. Brylee Seitz/Alex Weber (BAC) 8-2
3. Haley Elliott/Mollie Polk (EC) def. Kiersten Cox/Rachele Subik (BAC) 8-1