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Presbvyterian College men's tennis (1-0) defeated the Kennesaw State Owls (1-1), 5-2, in its opening match at Templeton Courts.

I am very proud of our team. What we did today is not easy after coming back from holiday break, with only five days of practice and playing a good Kennesaw State team. We dug in and got a very good home win to start the season,” said head coach John Collins.

The Blue Hose started the match strong by claiming the doubles point with wins in 2 flights. PC won 4 singles matches to claim the overall victory.

RESULTS

Doubles

1.      Max Benson/Dusan Milanovic (PC) def. Daniel Botti/Matthew Terry (KSU) 6-2

2.      Nicholas McKinney/Sebastian Dominguez (PC) def. Harvey Conway/Seru Tezuka (KSU) 6-4

3.      Javier Matos/Georgije Babic (PC) – Raul Garcia/Hugo Salmeron (KSU) 5-4 did not finish

Order of Finish:1, 2

Singles

1.      Terry (KSU) def. Benson (PC) 1-6, 6-3, 6-3

2.      Milanovic (PC) def. Garcia (KSU) 6-4, 6-2

3.      Kevin Patel (KSU) def. McKinney (PC) 6-4, 6-1

4.      Matos (PC) def. Conway (KSU) 7-5, 6-4

5.      Babic (PC) def. Tezuka (KSU) 6-4, 6-3

6.      Dominguez (PC) def. Salmeron (KSU) 2-6, 6-4, 6-2

Order of Finish: 2, 3, 5, 4, 1, 6

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Women’s tennis dropped its season-opening match 7-0 on Saturday morning against visiting Kennesaw State.

"It was a tough ... opener against Kennesaw State. I thought the team battled hard but KSU was tough. I am looking forward to training hard Monday and Tuesday and getting ready for Wednesday’s match at Clemson," said head coach Joel Roberts.

Kennesaw State won 2 doubles matches before securing the win with 5 singles victories. 

RESULTS

SINGLES

1.       Kat Muzik (KSU) def. Jessica Leeman (PC) 6-0, 6-2

2.       Taylor Dean (KSU) def. Zeba Jamal (PC) 6-3, 6-4

3.       Ji Youn Lee (KSU) def. Claudia Sanchez (PC) 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-0 (10-7)

4.       Valentina Taddia (KSU) def. Alexa Wilson (PC) 6-2, 6-1

5.       Soomin Kim (KSU) def. Lucianna Piedra (PC) 6-2,6-3

6.       Sofia Pinedo (KSU) def. Beth Lacey (PC) 6-0, 6-2

DOUBLES

1.       Taylor Dean/Kat Muzik (KSU) def. Zeba Jamal/Alexa Wilson (PC) 6-3

2.       Ji Youn Lee/Valentina Taddia (KSU) def. Claudia Sanchez/Lucianna Piedra (PC) 5-4 (Unfinished)

3.       Soomin Kim/Sofia Pinedo (KSU) def. Beth Lacey/Jessica Leeman (PC) 6-3