Women's Tennis

Converse downs LMC 7-2 Friday

Converse downs LMC 7-2 Friday

BANNER ELK, N.C.Caroline Green and Amanda Chapman picked up singles victories but it proved to not be enough Friday as the Lees-McRae College women's tennis team fell to Converse, 7-2, in Conference Carolinas action. With the defeat, the Bobcats dip back to the .500 mark at 3-3 on the season.

With the wins on Friday, both Green and Chapman push their respective records in singles action to 3-2. In the other singles contests, LMC pushed Converse to three sets. In doubles, LMC also pushed one of the matchups to a tiebreaker.

Below are the complete results from Friday.

Singles

1. Caroline Green (LMC) def. Steffi Kong (Converse) – 6-0, 5-7, 6-3

2. Alex Schlesener (Converse) def. Mackenzie Langmade (LMC) – 4-6, 7-5, 6-4

3. Kaitlin Knight (Converse) def. Jaden Acklin (LMC) – 7-5, 6-3

4. Taylor Parrott (Converse) def. Rebecca Pierce (LMC) – 1-6, 6-2, 6-1

5. Morgan Trask (Converse) def. Dakota Tittle (LMC) – 6-1, 6-1

6. Amanda Chapman (LMC) def. Abby Roth (Converse) – 6-2, 6-4

Doubles

1. Steffi Kong/Alex Schlesener (Converse) def. Caroline Green/Mackenzie Langmade (LMC) - 8-3

2. Kaitlin Knight/Taylor Parrott (Converse) def. Jaden Acklin/Rebecca Pierce (LMC) – 8-4

3. Morgan Trask/Carlie Peeler (Converse) def. Amanda Chapman/Dakota Tittle (LMC) – 8-7 (7-4)

LMC will return to action Saturday morning when it hosts Belmont Abbey. First serve is scheduled for 11 a.m.

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