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Valkyries Edged by Lees-McRae in Conference Carolinas Action

Valkyries Edged by Lees-McRae in Conference Carolinas Action

BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Converse College (7-7, 1-4 CC) tennis team was edged 4-3 by Lees-McRae (9-8, 1-2 CC) on Monday afternoon at the LMC Tennis Courts. Pauline Hagen picked up an impressive win at the No. 2 singles, while Snigdha Musungunthan and Taylor Parrott contributed victories at No. 4 and 5 singles, respectively.

Lees-McRae 4, Converse 3

 Singles competition

1. Sandy Allen (LMC-W) def. Steffi Kong (CONV) 6-3, 7-5

2. Pauline Hagen (CONV) def. Nursharneem Shamsudd (LMC-W) 7-5, 2-6, 12-10

3. Zeynep Cakirer (LMC-W) def. Maria Belen Vendrell (CONV) 7-5, 6-1

4. Snigdha Musugunthan (CONV) def. Mackenzie Langmade (LMC-W) 6-2, 6-4

5. Taylor Parrott (CONV) def. Rebecca Pierce (LMC-W) 6-0, 6-1

6. Jaden Acklin (LMC-W) def. Martha Quattlebaum (CONV) 6-3, 6-0


 Doubles competition

1. Sandy Allen/Nursharneem Shamsudd (LMC-W) def. Steffi Kong/Pauline Hagen (CONV) 6-1

2. Zeynep Cakirer/Mackenzie Langmade (LMC-W) vs. Maria Belen Vendrell/Snigdha Musugunthan (CONV) 2-5, unfinished

3. Rebecca Pierce/Jaden Acklin (LMC-W) def. Taylor Parrott/Martha Quattlebaum (CONV) 6-1


The Valkyries will make the quick turnaround, playing host to King (Tenn.) tomorrow afternoon. That match is scheduled to start at 2 p.m.

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