Atlanta, GA – The Emmanuel Women's Tennis Team traveled today to the home of SCAD – Atlanta for non-conference match.
The Lady Lions were eager to earn another win this season, but they had a tough opponent ahead of them this afternoon. The duo formed by Cipriano / Silva continue their successful Spring Season by earning the first point for the Lions today by 8-5. After a long battle both on court #1 and #2, the Bees earned two victories and got a jump on the overall scoreboard, now leading the event 2-1 after doubles.
Everything got even more complicated when SCAD got ahead on the first 5 courts during singles play. Without second thoughts, the Lady Lions started to fight back, and the Junior Chloe O'Connor tied the event with a quick 6-2 6-1 victory on court #6. Right after the Sophomore Victoria Silva also earned a win giving the lead to Emmanuel with a solid 6-3 6-3 win. Maria Raich had to play her solid baseline tennis in the first set before cruising for a victory in the second by 7-6 6-1. Pearllan Cipriano ran all over the court and use a lot of her defensive game today to get the clinch for the Lions by 7-5 6-4. Emmanuel also got a sixth point with #12 Fantine Botella over #19 Katrina De Guzman by 7-5 6-4. Lastly, Katharina Kiderlen finished the singles sweep for Emmanuel College in a great comeback from a set down by 2-6 7-5 6-1.
With this victory, Emmanuel Women's Tennis Team earned a 4th straight overall victory this season!
Coming up next, Emmanuel will be back on campus this coming Tuesday against a NCAA D-II Regional opponent, the Lander University Bobcats! First serve is scheduled for 1:30PM!
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