Rams Show Promise in Hard-Fought 6-3 Loss to Fairmont State

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (2-6) gave a great effort, but the team came up short in a 6-3 loss to the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons (9-8), Sunday afternoon. The Rams showed a lot of fight, but the team could not quite pull out the victory in the 6-3 loss. 

The Rams showed some quality performances, but fell short in doubles play. The duo of junior Alexus Morgan and sophomore China Brown claimed an 8-1 win at #2 doubles, but the team took an 8-1 loss at #3 doubles and an 8-0 loss at #1 doubles.

The duo of Morgan and Brown continued their great play in singles as well. Morgan continued her great play with a 6-3, 6-1 win at #2 singles while Brown added a 6-4, 6-2 victory. Unfortunately, those were all the wins that the Rams could muster in the 6-3 loss.

With the loss, the Rams fall to 2-6 overall. The team will return to action, Tuesday when the team hosts the Johnson C. Smith Lady Golden Bulls in a Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division match at 4:00 p.m. For more information on Rams tennis, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.