USF swept Winthrop, 25-14,25-14, 25-21, in the first match of the Best Western Invitational tournament Friday night to move to 4-0 on the season.  It was also USF’s home opener.

Marcela Gurgel led the team with 10 kills, while Allie Boaz, Pamela Luiz and Alli Arbogast each had seven.  Junior setter Mariana Thon had 21 assists, and sophomore Janice Rivera had a match-high 10 digs. 

USF hosts FAU at 7 tonight.

-Phil Neary