CLINTON, S.C. – The Presbyterian College women’s tennis team will host USC Upstate in its third straight home match on Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Templeton Tennis Courts. PC enters the contest with a 3-2 mark in two weeks of action, while the Spartans enter with an 0-4 record.
The Blue Hose are coming off a 7-0 victory over Savannah State in the latter match of a doubleheader last Saturday in Clinton, S.C. It was the second time in just five matches this year that PC swept the all nine matches in a victory.
Celine Schepers and Tracy Johnson both remain unbeaten in singles play at the top of PC’s lineup entering Tuesday’s match. Schepers claimed a 6-0, 6-1 victory at No. 1 against Savannah State, after her match against Charlotte went unfinished with Schepers leading 6-2, 5-5. Johnson recorded a 6-0, 6-4 win at No. 2 against the Tigers, as her match against the 49ers also went unfinished with her leading in the second set.
Freshman Katie Thompson is also undefeated in the early going, compiling a 3-0 record in singles, as seven of the eight players to play a singles match for PC has a victory. In doubles, Johnson and Nicole Croxton have proved a formidable duo, going 4-1 at No. 1 to start the season. Schepers and freshman Beth Taylor are also off to a nice start with a 3-1 record on the year.
PC heads to Montgomery, Ala. this weekend for three matches over two days.