CONWAY -- The Winthrop men's tennis team took an early 3-1 lead against Big South Conference rival Coastal Carolina, but could not hold on as they dropped the last three singles matches and were defeated 4-3 Tuesday afternoon at the Billy Nichols Tennis Center.
The loss drops the Eagles' record to 10-9 overall and 2-2 in the conference, while Coastal Carolina improved to 9-11 overall and 3-3 in the conference.
The Eagles will be back in action on Saturday when they travel to take on Radford at 1 p.m. in Big South Conference play.
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