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Bethany Poppe picked up a win at No. 6 singles against PC
Bethany Poppe picked up a win at No. 6 singles against PC

Lady Indians fall in SAC opener to Presbyterian, 7-2

CLINTON, S.C. - Newberry College fell, 7-2, to rival Presbyterian in women's tennis action on Monday afternoon. With the victory PC improves to 6-4 overall and remains undefeated at 3-0 in the South Atlantic Conference. Newberry falls to 2-5 overall and is now 0-1 in league play.

The Lady Indians picked up their only win at No. 6 singles with Bethany Poppe securing a victory over Megan Davis in the third set 4-6, 6-2, 10-8.

The Lady Blue Hose won two of three in doubles, including an 8-1 win at No. 2 doubles by Lisa Moyer and Brittany Lanford over Newberry's duo of Isabel Kreidler and Bethany Poppe.

Kari Fuller picked up her fourth straight win at No. 4 singles over Newberry's Tanea Miller 6-2, 6-3. Lauren Brown came from behind to defeat Newberry's Autise Mortimer 3-6, 6-0, 6-3 in No. 1 singles and Brittany Lanford claimed her team-high seventh victory over Chanelle Clare 6-4, 6-0 at No. 5 singles.

Newberry looks to pick up its first SAC victory on Thursday, as the Lady Indians host Lenoir-Rhyne College for a 2:30 p.m. start.

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