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Tennis Picks Up First Conference Win Over Southern Wesleyan

Tennis Picks Up First Conference Win Over Southern Wesleyan

CENTRAL, S.C. – The Converse College (7-5, 1-2 CC) tennis team snapped a three-game slide on Wednesday afternoon, sweeping Southern Wesleyan (1-7, 0-2 CC) by the final of 7-0 at the Rev. Leroy C. Cox Tennis Complex. Maria Belen Vendrell claimed the match at the No. 3 singles, defeating Kristi Cooper in straight sets (6-0, 6-1).

Converse 7, Southern Wesleyan 0

 Singles competition

1. Steffi Kong (CONV) def. Jennifer Ball (SWU) 6-3, 6-4

2. Pauline Hagen (CONV) def. Iva Jankovic (SWU) 6-3, 7-5

3. Maria Belen Vendrell (CONV) def. Kristi Cooper (SWU) 6-0, 6-1

4. Snighda Musugunthan (CONV) def. Chyna Jones (SWU) 2-6, 6-2, 10-2

5. Taylor Parrott (CONV) def. Alex Golliher (SWU) 6-3, 6-0

6. Valentina Aparicio (CONV) def. Caitlynn Nixon (SWU) 6-2, 6-1


 Doubles competition

1. Steffi Kong/Pauline Hagen (CONV) def. Jennifer Ball/Chyna Jones (SWU) 6-4

2. Kristi Cooper/Iva Jankovic (SWU) def. Maria Belen Vendrell/Snighda Musugunthan (CONV) 6-4

3. Taylor Parrott/Martha Quattlebaum (CONV) def. Alex Golliher/Caitlynn Nixon (SWU) 6-3

Converse will be back in action on Saturday, March 23, traveling to Mount Olive, N.C. to face the Trojans of the University Mount Olive. First serve for that contest is scheduled for 3 p.m.

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