GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team won its spring home opener on Saturday, defeating Young Harris College 6-1 in non-conference action at the Nichols Tennis Complex.
The 17th-ranked Pioneers (4-1) faced a Young Harris team that fielded just five players and won four of five singles contests from the Mountain Lions (5-2) for their third consecutive victory.
In singles, Emilie Hansen defeated Dong 6-0, 6-2 at flight one, Mota downed Ana Rodriguez 6-4, 7-6 at flight three, and Sarah Primik was a 6-0, 6-1 winner over Catarina Marcko Ferreira at flight four. Martina Marras also claimed a win as she took a 8-3 decision from Boerr at flight five.
The Pioneers will prepare for their second ranked opponent of the spring as 10th-ranked North Georgia visits the Nichols Tennis Complex on Saturday, Feb. 29 for a 10 a.m. match.