Falcon Tennis Swept by Lander on Thursday
March 24, 2011
MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Lander University swept a pair of non-conference tennis matches from Pfeiffer University on Thursday afternoon at the Knapp Tennis Center. The 11th-ranked Bobcat men scored an 8-1 win while the Lady Bobcats notched a 7-2 win over the Lady Falcons.
For the men, Philip Lawson secured the lone Falcon point with a 4-6, 6-2, 10-4 rally victory at #1 singles. Pfeiffer’s men fall to 5-5 overall while Lander’s men stay perfect at 14-0. Alena Krutkina had a hand in both points for the Lady Falcons as her and Cari Hopson scored an 8-6 win at #1 doubles before Krutkina won two and two playing in the first singles position.
Pfeiffer returns to Conference Carolinas action on Saturday hosting Queens at 1:00 p.m.