RALEIGH, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (6-6, 5-3 CIAA) had their four-match winning streak ended when the team took a 6-1 road loss to the defending Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) champion Shaw Lady Bears (11-6, 9-1 CIAA), Sunday afternoon.
Default wins at #3 doubles and #6 singles were all that the Rams could get in the tough loss. Sophomore Avion Harris had the best effort as she took a 6-3, 3-6, 5-10 loss at #2 singles.
With the loss, the Rams fall to 6-6 overall and 5-3 in CIAA play. The team also falls into 2-3 in CIAA Southern Division play. The team will return to action, Tuesday afternoon when they host the division leading Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls. 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.