SUMTER, S.C. - The No.3 seed Lees-McRae College women's tennis survived an upset bid, 5-4, by the No. 6 seed Mount Olive College Trojans in the Quarterfinal Round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament to advance to the Semifinals Saturday.
Lees-McRae took two of the first three doubles matches then went on to hold onto the win the three of the six singles matches to earn the 5-4 win.
The Lady Bobcats will advance to play No. 1 seed Erskine on Saturday.
#3 Lees-McRae College: 5 def. #6 Mt. Olive College: 4
Souza/Meideros (MOC) def. Andrade/Pegram (LMC), 8-2
Vanard/Joyce (LMC) def. Kurebayashi/Vianna (MOC), 8-4
Celi/Fulp (LMC) def. Guedes/Mora (MOC), 8-6
Vanard (LMC) def. Souza (MOC), 6-0, 6-7, 6-1
Celi (LMC) def. Viana (MOC), 6-0, 6-3
Kurabashi (MOC) def. Pegram (LMC), 6-0, 6-4
Medeiros (MOC) def. Andrade (LMC), 7-6, 6-2
Fulp (LMC) def. Guedes (MOC), 6-3, 6-2
Mora (MOC) def. Joyce (LMC), 6-3, 3-6, 6-2