Women's Tennis Falls To No. 20 Francis Marion

Women's Tennis Falls To No. 20 Francis Marion

FLORENCE, S.C. - The University of Mount Olive women's tennis team fell 7-1 to the No. 20 Patriots of Francis Marion University on Thursday afternoon in Florence, S.C. 

Location:  Kassab Courts, Florence, S.C.


  • UMO found themselves behind FMU 3-0 after the doubles round.
  • Alex Goffin and Jennifer Byrd came closest to defeating the Patriots No. 2 doubles pair coming up short 8-6.
  • Francis Marion won four singles matches while Mount Olive took one and one match went unfinished.
  • Areej Fareh was the lone Trojan to win a match as she took the No. 3 singles contest 6-4, 6-3.


The Trojans come home for their season home opener against Catawba on February 23 at 2 p.m. on the courts at the John Neal Walker Tennis Center in Mount Olive, N.C.