Trojans Edge Out Bulldogs 4-3

Carmen Espinos sets up for a serve against Barton.
Carmen Espinos sets up for a serve against Barton.

WILSON, N.C. - The Mount Olive Trojans edged out the Bulldogs of Barton College 4-3 on Wednesday afternoon in Conference Carolinas women's tennis action at the Barton College Tennis Courts in Wilson, N.C.

Location: Barton College Tennis Courts   |   Wilson, N.C.
Results: Box Score   |   Results


  • Barton entered the singles round with a 1-0 lead after winning two of the three doubles matches.
  • Lina Maria Alarcon and Arianna Orozco won in the No. 1 flight with a 6-2 victory against the No. 1 Barton duo.
  • The Bulldogs took a 2-0 lead after winning the No. 1 singles flight, but the Trojans of Mount Olive came back through the next four matches to clinch the match 4-3 after Barton won the No. 6 singles match.
  • Alarcon got UMO their first point following a 6-1, 6-0 win in the No. 2 flight.
  • Deike Schipper finished next and knotted the match score at two-all with a 6-4, 6-3 victory in the fourth flight.
  • Orozco gave UMO the first lead in match points after her three-set win, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, in the third singles flight.
  • Carmen Espinos clinched the match for Mount Olive as she too won her match in three sets, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.


  • Order of Finish: (Doubles:2,1,3; Singles: 1,2,4,3,5,6)


Mount Olive returns to action this weekend as the Trojans return to the John Neal Walker Tennis Center to host a pair of Conference Carolinas opponents. The Crusaders of North Greenville take on UMO on Friday, April 12, at 2 p.m., while the Warriors of Southern Wesleyan come to town on Saturday, April 13, for an 11 a.m. match.