Franklin Springs, GA – The Emmanuel Women's Tennis Team hosted the Shorter University Lady Hawks today as the Spring season opening match.
Without wasting much time, the EC Team was quickly getting ahead on the scoreboard on every court. The first one to finish was the duo formed by Cipriano / Silva with a solid 8-0 score. Not too long after, Raich / Kiderlen earned the second point of the day for the home team by 8-3. Lastly on court #1, #8 Botella / O'Connor earned the third and final doubles point to put the Lions at 3-0 at the start of singles play.
After a 10-minute break, it was time for singles action and EC needed only 2 more points to clinch the event. The first one to get one more win was the Junior Chloe O'Connor by a quick 6-0 6-0. On court #5 Katharina Kiderlen proved to be too solid at the baseline for her opponent and clinched the match for the Lady Lions by an impressive 6-0 6-1. EC also earned extra wins, first by Pearllan Cipriano on court #2 by 8-3. Next, the sophomore Maria Raich, by 8-5 and lastly Victoria Silva rolled past her opponent with a solid 8-1 victory.
Emmanuel Women's Tennis will be back in action at another home event, next Tuesday, February 13th against the Erskine College Flying Fleet. This will be EC first Conference Carolinas match of the Season! First serve is scheduled for 2PM!
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