Tennis teams 0-2 at nationally-ranked Francis Marion
The Georgia Southwestern tennis teams were swept by Francis Marion on Saturday afternoon at the Kassab Courts.
#4 FRANCIS MARION 8, GSW WOMEN 1
The Georgia Southwestern women's tennis team fell to No. 4 Francis Marion, 8-1, in a PBC matchup at the Kassab Courts on Saturday afternoon.
The Lady Hurricanes (4-9, 0-7 PBC) managed only two games in doubles action, falling behind 3-0 heading into singles play.
Southwestern's lone win came at No. 6 singles where Katie Adamson defeated Karine Augur, 6-1, 6-1.
At No. 1 singles, Leady Cuellar pushed 6th-ranked Tereza Sykorova 6-4 in the first set before dropping the second, 6-0.
Of the Lady 'Canes nine losses this spring, six have come at the hands of nationally-ranked opponents.
Southwestern is back in action on Sunday (3/14) with an 11 a.m. match at UNC Pembroke.
#15 FRANCIS MARION 9, GSW MEN 0
The Georgia Southwestern men's tennis team fell to No. 15 Francis Marion, 9-0, in a PBC matchup at the Kassab Courts on Saturday afternoon.
The Hurricanes (3-7, 0-5 PBC) fell behind 3-0 after doubles action, and dropped all six matches on the singles side.
GSW's best showing came at No. 5 singles where Rashad Carson dropped a tiebreaker (10-7) to decide the match against Tanguy Montoisy, 0-6, 6-0, 10-7.
Of the 'Canes seven losses this spring, five have come at the hands of nationally-ranked opponents.
Southwestern returns home for a 1 p.m. match on Thursday (3/18) against Young Harris.