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Knight Fights As Converse Downed By Crusaders

Knight Fights As Converse Downed By Crusaders

BELMONT, N.C. - The Converse Tennis team dropped a Conference Carolinas match against Belmont Abbey, 8-1, on the road Tuesday afternoon.

THE BASICS

FINAL | Converse 1, Belmont Abbey 8

LOCATION | Belmont, N.C. 

RECORDS | Converse 6-14 (2-7), Belmont Abbey 9-13 (3-6)

INSIDE THE RESULTS

Kaitlin Knight picked up the lone win for the Valkyries at No. 3 singles.  Knight dropped the first set 7-6 (7-3) in the first set tiebreaker.  The junior battled back to force a final set tiebreaker after a 7-5 second set victory.  Knight would win the tiebreaker 10-4 to pick up her ninth win on the season.

Kaitlin Knight and Taylor Parrott battled at No. 2 doubles forcing a tiebreaker but fell 8-7.  Alex Schlesener and Steffi Kong dropped their match 8-6 at No. 1 doubles.

THE RESULTS

Doubles:

1. Aisiri Jandyala/Teagan McNamara (BAC) def. Alex Schlesener/Steffi Kong 8-6

2. Rachele Subik/Alex Weber (BAC) def. Kaitlin Knight/Taylor Parrott 8-7 (7-3)

3. Erika Noblett/Morgan Zahnd (BAC) def. Morgan Trask/Carlie Peeler 8-1

Singles:

1. Jandyala (BAC) def. Steffi Kong 6-1, 6-1

2. McNamara (BAC) def. Alex Schlesener 6-1, 6-0

3. Kaitlin Knight (CONVERSE) def. Darian DeFrench 6-7 (3-7), 7-5, 10-4

4. Subik (BAC) def. Taylor Parrott 6-4, 6-3

5. Noblett (BAC) def. Morgan Trask 6-0, 6-0

6. Weber (BAC) def. Abby Roth 6-0, 6-0

UP NEXT

Converse hosts Erskine in their final home match of the season on Thursday, April 13.  First serve is at 2:30pm.