Hartsville, SC - Coker Women's tennis team gained their first conference win of the season against Converse College 7-2. The lady Cobras Lead 2-1 after doubles and went on to win 5 out of the 6 singles matches.
Ashley Schaum and Jennifer Konopa cam out strong at 3 doubles with a comprehensive 8-0 win. Andrea Santos and Cassidy Spencer followed soon after with a hard fought 8-5 victory at 1 doubles.
Jen Konopa came out and played solid tennis and gained the first singles win at number 5 6-0, 6-1. Jill Smith and Ashley Shaum soon followed both with 6-1, 6-3 wins at 3 and 6 singles. The number two for the Lady Cobras, Cassidy Spencer had a closer match but also came through to win 7-5, 6-2.
This victory puts the lady cobras to 2-0 and 1-0 in conference play. The Women's next match is against Queens University of Charlotte at home on February 17th at 2pm.
1 Doubles - Santos/Spencer (Coker) def. Jardim/Sumerell (Converse) 8-3
2 Doubles - Rohner/Jones (Converse) def. Davis/Smith (Coker) 9-7
3 Doubles - Schaum/Kanopa (Coker) def. Smith/Teate (Converse) 8-0
1 Singles - Tina Rohner (Converse) def. Andrea Santos (Coker) 7-5, 6-1
2 Singles - Cassidy Spencer (Coker) def Ike Jardim (Converse) 7-5, 6-2
3 Singles - Jill Smith (Coker) def Carolyn Summerell (Converse) 6-1, 6-3
4 Singles - Neely Davis (Coker) def. Virginia Jones (Converse) 5-7, 6-3, 11-9
5 Singles - Jen Konopa (Coker) def. Mary-Linton Smith (Converse) 6-0, 6-1
6 Singles - Ashley Schaum (Coker) def. Tara Teate (Converse) 6-1, 6-3