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#35 Tusculum wins final home match againt Newberry

courtesy of Tusculum College Sports Information

The Pioneers (13-3, 4-1 SAC) find themselves in a three-way tie for first place as Wingate University upset No. 30 Presbyterian College 5-4 on Sunday. Tusculum can clinch a share of its second straight league title on Tuesday when they battle cross-mountain rival Mars Hill College at 2 p.m. Newberry (2-9, 0-5 SAC) will close out the regular season on Tuesday when they travel to arch-rival Presbyterian for a 3 p.m. match.

Tusculum's Lesley Murray (Monroe, Ga.) and Maria Nevarez (Guayaquil, Ecuador) blanked Nani Marquez (Caracas, Venezuela) and Jenny Wangerin (West Bend, Wis.) 8-0 at No. 1 doubles in pro sets.

Murray and Nevarez and senior Courtney Loudenslager (Allegan, Mich.) also won in straight sets in singles play.

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(Release courtesy of Tusculum College Sports Information)

No. 35 Tusculum 8, Newberry 1
1 Lesley Murray (TC) def. Nani Marquez 6-0, 6-0
2 Maria Nevarez (TC) def. Nadja Waxenegger 6-0, 6-0
3 Jenny Wangerin (NC) def. Claudia Bolivar Forfeit
4 Courtney Loudenslager (TC) def. Cayci Stokes 6-3, 6-1
5 Jobria McCracken (TC) won by forfeit
6 Alison Stephens (TC) won by forfeit

1 Lesley Murray/Maria Nevarez (TC) def. Nani Marquez/Jenny Wangerin 8-0
2 Claudia Bolivar/Jobria McCracken (TC) def. Cayci Stokes/Nadja Waxenegger 8-1
3 Courtney Loudenslager/Alison Stephens (TC) won by forfeit

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