SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse College (10-9, 4-6 CC) tennis team put up a valiant effort against conference-leading Emmanuel (12-8, 9-1 CC) on Tuesday afternoon, but fell by the score of 5-2. Pauline Hagen defeated Pearllan Cipriano in the No. 2 singles while Valentina Aparicio took down Katharina Kiderlen in the No. 6 singles flight for the Valkyries two wins on the day.
Emmanuel College 5, Converse 2
1. Fantine Botella (EMMANUEL) def. Steffi Kong (CONV) 7-5, 6-3
2. Pauline Hagen (CONV) def. Pearllan Cipriano (EMMANUEL) 6-3, 6-0
3. Maria Raich (EMMANUEL) def. Snigdha Musugunthan (CONV) 6-0, 6-0
4. Victoria Silva (EMMANUEL) def. Taylor Parrott (CONV) 6-2, 6-3
5. Lauren Castillon (EMMANUEL) def. Martha Quattlebaum (CONV) 6-3, 6-3
6. Valentina Aparicio (CONV) def. Katharina Kiderlen (EMMANUEL) 6-2, 6-7, 10-4
Converse will be back on the courts on Thursday, April 18, hosting the Bulldogs of Barton College in the regular season finale. First serve is scheduled for 3 p.m.