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Bearcats begin 2018-19 season with matches at Newberry, Presbyterian

Bearcats begin 2018-19 season with matches at Newberry, Presbyterian

GREENWOOD – The Lander women's tennis opens the 2018-19 campaign Saturday with dual matches at Newberry and Presbyterian.

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STORYLINES

• Lander has won its last 11 season openers.

• The Bearcats will be playing their first matches under new head coach Samantha Pinchoff. 

• Lander returns six players from the 2017-18 squad, including second team All-PBC selection Eduarda Ferreira.  

• Saturday will be the lone dual matches of the fall for Lander. The Bearcats will also compete in the Southeast ITA Regional Tournament, the Georgia College Tournament and the Bearcat Invitational this fall. 

Isabella Schulz led the Bearcats with eight singles wins last season.  

• Ferreria and Lucia Ric partnered to go 5-2 in doubles play in 2017-18. 

• As Lander's No. 1 singles player last season, Ferreira posted a 7-4 record.