Seven Straight! Lady Lions Tennis blank Valkyries for conference win!

Seven Straight! Lady Lions Tennis blank Valkyries for conference win!

Spartanburg, SC – The Emmanuel College Women's Tennis Team traveled to Converse College today looking to continue their conference winning streak.

The event kicked off with doubles matches and EC did not waste any opportunity to grab important wins at every single court! The first point came on court #3, Cipriano/Silva, by 8-2. Not too long after, on court #2, Raich/Kiderlen, attacked the net a lot and remained aggressive throughout the match to grab a quick 8-3 win. Lastly on court #1, O'Connor/Botella, also did not waste much time dispatching their opponents by 8-2.

With a comfortable 3-0 lead at the start of singles, on court #5 Katharina Kiderlen gave the Lady Lions a fourth point by a solid 6-0 6-0. On court #6, the Junior Abi Muesse gave EC the clinching point with an impressive 6-0 6-0 win. The sophomores Fantine Botella, on court #1, and Pearllan Cipriano, on court #2, defeated their opponents by 6-1 6-0 and 6-0 6-1, respectively. The Freshmen Maria Raich, on court #3, and Victoria Silva, on court #4, completed the sweep by snagging wins on courts by 6-1 6-0 and 6-3 6-1.

Coming up next, The Lady Lions Tennis Team will not have a long rest since they travel tomorrow to face the only undefeated team in conference carolinas, the Limestone College Saints. First Serve is scheduled for 2PM!




1. Fantine Botella/Chole O'Connor (Emm) def. Steffi Kong/Alex Schlesener 8-2

2. Katharina Kiderlen/Maria Raich (Emm) def. Kaitlin Knight/Taylor Parrott 8-3

3. Victoria Silva/Pearllan Cipriano (Emm) def. Morgan Trask/Carlie Peeler 8-2


1. Botella (Emm) def. Alex Schlesener 6-1, 6-0

2. Cipriano (Emm) def. Kaitlin Knight 6-0, 6-1

3. Raich (Emm) def. Taylor Parrott 6-1, 6-1

4. Silva (Emm) def. Morgan Trask 6-3, 6-1

5. Kiderlen (Emm) def. Abby Roth 6-0, 6-0

6. Abi Muesse (Emm) def. Carlie Peeler 6-0, 6-0


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