BANNER ELK, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College women's tennis team knocked off their second straight ranked opponent with a 5-4 win over the No. 27 Tusculum College Lady Pioneers Sunday afternoon at the Baker Tennis Courts in nonconference action.
The Lady Bobcats earned doubles points from Christine Vanard and Gabriela Celi at the number one position and from Ashley Mayers and Lyndsay Pegram at the two position to take a 2-1 lead into the singles matches.
Lees-McRae earned wins from Celi and Vanard at their one and two singles positions respectively and received the match clincher from Mayers at her three position.
With the win, Lees-McRae improves to 11-4 overall, while Tusculum falls to 13-3 overall.
Lees-McRae will travel to Pfeiffer April 8th for their next match.
Pictured: Gabriela Celi