Volleyball season ended at Presbyterian College as Charleston Southern came from 2 sets down to subdue the Blue Hose 3-2 (21-25, 25-27, 25-19, 25-20, 15-12) on Friday at Templeton Center.
The Big South Conference is holding no championship in the sport this spring.
Paige Cairns led the Presbyterian (3-13) with a career-high 14 kills on a .294 hitting percentage.
The Blue Hose served a season-high 13 aces, led by 4 apiece from Allie Wright and Anna Hewitt.
Peyton Thompson led the Bucs with 16 kills, followed by Indigo Young with 15 and Rachel Feggeler with 14.
The softball team scored 5 runs in the top of the sixth inning to break a tie and win the second game of a doubleheader against Big South foe Gardner-Webb, 9-1.
The Bulldogs won the first game, 3-1.
Kaitlyn Tucker reached base seven times over the two games, collecting 3 hits and 4 walks. In game two, the freshman also scored twice, drove in a run and stole the first base of her collegiate career.
Haley Haselden (5-3) was the winner in the latter game. Jenna Greene (4-4) took the loss in the former.
Presbyterian and Gardner-Webb (3-18, 2-8) conclude their 3-game series on Saturday afternoon at 1.
The men’s tennis team opened its Virginia road trip on Friday with a 4-3 victory over Longwood in Farmville, Va.
Nicholas McKinney has a 5-match win streak in singles as he improved to 9-1 overall with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over the Lancers’ Ernest Rocabert at No. 4.
PC (8-5, 2-2 conference) swept the doubles matches to earn that crucial and decisive point. Longwood (5-8, 0-4) won the tightest singles match, a 6-7 (2-7), 6-2, (10-5) decision by Guillermo Cagigus over Daniel Stenger at No. 5.
Blue Hose singles winners were Sebastian Dominguez at No. 2, McKinney and Javier Matos at No. 6.
PC has a quick turnaround as the Blue Hose are back in action at noon on Saturday at Radford (Va.) in their final regular-season match of the Big South season.