Bearcat women's tennis faces USC Aiken on Saturday

Lander suffered a 9-0 defeat at No. 7 Columbus State in a PBC matchup on Saturday afternoon (File photo by Joshua S. Kelly)
Lander suffered a 9-0 defeat at No. 7 Columbus State in a PBC matchup on Saturday afternoon (File photo by Joshua S. Kelly)

GREENWOOD – The Lander women's tennis team returns to Peach Belt Conference action on Saturday afternoon as it hosts USC Aiken at 2:00 p.m. at the Joe Cabri Tennis Center.

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STORYLINES

• Lander (5-3) defeated Emmanuel 6-3 on Thursday afternooon.

• The No. 2 doubles pair of Nelli Lius and Yuriko Ono is undefeated in conference play with a record of 3-0 against PBC opponents.  

• Ono and freshman Nelli Lius are 6-1 overall at the No. 2 doubles spot, including a perfect 3-0 mark in Peach Belt Conference play.

• Senior Ivanka Mocic is 6-0 this season at No. 3 singles. 

• The Bearcats and Pacers have split each of the last six meetings. 

• Lander dropped a 7-2 decision to the Pacers in Greenwood last season. 

• Saturday will mark the third consecutive match in the series that has taken place at the Joe Cabri Tennis Center.