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No. 8 Bearcats topple Francis Marion in road PBC clash

No. 8 Bearcats topple Francis Marion in road PBC clash

FLORENCE, S.C. – The No. 8-ranked Lander men's tennis team picked up a win in its first conference road trip of the season on Friday, besting Francis Marion, 7-2. 

The Bearcats (7-2, 1-1 PBC) took two doubles victories and five singles points to earn the win over the Patriots (4-6, 0-3 PBC). 

Lander nearly swept the doubles portion of the match, picking up wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots before dropping the No. 3 point. 

The Bearcats handled the Patriots in singles play, earning five points in straight sets, as Francis Marion managed to claim only the No. 1 spot. 

Lander returns to action on Monday as the Bearcats face No. 2 Barry in Valdosta, Ga.