Women's Tennis

Bobcats fall to Converse in conference opener, 5-4

Bobcats fall to Converse in conference opener, 5-4

Photo Courtesy of Sammy Croft

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's tennis team dropped a 5-4 decision at Converse Saturday afternoon to open its conference schedule. The loss moves LMC's spring record to 1-1.

The Bobcats started off Saturday's match well winning two of the three doubles bouts on the day. In singles competition, however, the Valkyries won four of the six tilts to hand LMC its first conference loss of the season.

The complete results of Saturday's match can be found below.  

Singles competition

1. Sandy Allen (LMC-W) def. Steffi Kong (CONVERSE) 7-5, 7-6

2. Taylor Parrott (CONVERSE) def. Mackenzie Langmade (LMC-W) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

3. Kaitlin Knight (CONVERSE) def. Jaden Acklin (LMC-W) 6-1, 6-3

4. Alex Schlesener (CONVERSE) def. Rebecca Pierce (LMC-W) 6-2, 6-0

5. Morgan Hildebrandt (CONVERSE) def. Dakota Tittle (LMC-W) 6-2, 6-0

6. Emily Harrison (LMC-W) def. Charlotte Gayle (CONVERSE) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. Sandy Allen/Mackenzie Langmade (LMC-W) def. Steffi Kong/Kaitlin Knight (CONVERSE) 8-6

2. Alex Schlesener/Taylor Parrott (CONVERSE) def. Jaden Acklin/Rebecca Pierce (LMC-W) 8-1

3. Emily Harrison/Dakota Tittle (LMC-W) def. Abby Roth/Morgan Hildebrandt (CONVERSE) 8-6

Lees-McRae will return to action Sunday afternoon when it hosts Pikeville University at 2 p.m. at the LMC Tennis Courts.

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