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Evgeniya Pugina
Evgeniya Pugina won at number one singles, 6-0, 6-3.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

L-R Women’s Tennis Edged Out by Mount Olive

Playing against Mount Olive for the second time in a week, the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision to the Trojans. LR had defeated Mount Olive 4-3 in the City of Florence Invitational last week.

The Trojans earned the doubles point by winning in all three spots by scores of 6-1, 6-4 and 6-3.

In singles action, the Bears came back. Evgeniya Pugina dominated in number one singles, winning in straight sets 6-0, 6-3. Alicia Wahlberg earned a marathon win in the number two spot by a score of 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. Mount Olive took victories in the number 3, 4 and 5 spots to clinch the win but Evelin Menyhart earned a 6-3, 6-4 win at number six.

The Bears return to action on Tuesday when they travel to Belmont Abbey.