Bearcats triumph over Emmanuel, 6-3

Lander earned its first win of the month on Thursday afternoon as the Bearcats defeated Emmanuel (File photo by Joshua S. Kelly)
Lander earned its first win of the month on Thursday afternoon as the Bearcats defeated Emmanuel (File photo by Joshua S. Kelly)

GREENWOOD  The Lander women's tennis team claimed two doubles matches and four singles matches on  Thursday afternoon en route to a 6-3 non-conference victory over Emmanuel at the Joe Cabri Tennis Center.

Lander improves its record at 5-3, while Emmanuel drops to 6-9.

In singles, No. 1 Fantine Botella (EC) def. Yuriko Ono (LU) 7-5, 6-2; No. 2 Pearllan Cipriano (EC) def. Caroline Yodice (LU) 6-3, 6-3; No. 3 Ivanka Mocic (LU) def. Maria Raich (EC) 6-4, 7-5; No. 4 Nelli Lius (LU) def. Victoria Silva (EC) 6-0, 6-0; No. 5 Julia Suzuki (LU) def. Katherine Kiderlen (EC) 6-4, 6-3; and No. 6 Isabella Schulz (LU) def. Chloe O'Connor (EC) 6-3, 6-1.

In doubles, No. 1 Botella/O'Conner (EC) def. Schulz/Yodice (LU) 8-5; No. 2 Ono/Lius (LU) def. Raich/Kiderlen (EC) 8-4; and No. 3 Mocic/Suzuki (LU) def. Cipriano/Silva (EC) 8-5.

Lander will next host USC Aiken at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, in a Peach Belt Conference match.