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Women's Tennis Wins Conference Opener Against SWU, 6-1

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, GA. - The Emmanuel College women's tennis team won their Conference Carolinas season opener against Southern Wesleyan 6-1 on Tuesday afternoon.

The Lions had no trouble in doubles play. Lauren Castillon and Marta Rozados Barreiro cruised to a 6-0 win at the #3 spot before Maria Raich Solans and Julia Ramos topped their opponent 6-1 at the #1 spot.

The Lions nearly had a clean sweep in singles play. Elisa Man-Hsuang Weng won her match 6-1, 6-4 over Neomi Aguirre-Romero at the #2 spot. Single #6 Julia Ramos topped her opponent 6-4, 6-1. Next, Marta Rozados won 7-6, 6-2 in the #4 spot. Single #1 Maria Raich found victory 6-1, 6-2 over Iva Jankovic. Victoria Silva claimed the single #5 victory over Ashley Dude, 8-4. With the match already clinched, Zyanya Rogel Valencia dropped her match 6-4, 6-3 for the only Warrior point of the night.

Next up, women's tennis will host UNC Asheville on Saturday, February 29th at 2pm.

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