SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Presbyterian College women’s tennis won six of nine matches against USC Upstate on Friday afternoon in Spartanburg, S.C. en route to a 5-2 victory, PC’s fourth straight against the Spartans. The Blue Hose improve to 2-1 on the year, while Upstate falls to

The Blue Hose opened the match by taking two of three in doubles action. Demi Henschel and Samantha Calais teamed up for their first win of the season as a pair, winning 6-4 at No. 2. Upstate would take the match at No. 1 to even things up but Brittany Nuttall and Beth Taylor won 7-5 at No. 3 to give PC the doubles point for a 1-0 lead.

In singles, PC won each of the first three matches to finish to clinch the victory. Taylor got it started with a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 4, improving to 3-0 on the season in singles action. Calais followed with a 6-2, 6-3 win at No. 3 and Caroline Ferrari made it 4-0 PC, winning 6-3, 6-2 at No. 5.

Upstate managed its two points with wins on courts one and two. Katie Thompson then closed it out for PC, recording a three-set victory at No. 6, 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (11-9).

The Blue Hose return to action on Saturday, hosting Lee at noon at Clinton Middle School.