Lady Rams Tennis Drops 7-0 Decision To UNC-Asheville
March 31, 2010
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Winston-Salem State University women's tennis team fell in defeat to the Bulldogs of UNC-Asheville 7-0 on Wednesday afternoon at the Crowne Plaza Tennis Center in Asheville, N.C. as the Bulldogs earned straight-set victories in all nine matches.
UNC-Asheville opened the match by sweeping three doubles matches en route to securing the doubles point. WSSU's pairing of Holmes/Locklear turned in the Lady Rams' best doubles performance by recording five points at first doubles.
The Bulldogs followed up their doubles point with six consecutive straight-set victories en route securing all six singles points.
Despite the sweep, Winston-Salem State earned 21 points in the course of the six matches in a losing effort. The Lady Rams, playing in their third match in the span of a week, earned points in all 12 sets but were unable to hold off the Bulldogs.
The loss drops the Lady Rams to 4-13 on the season while the Bulldogs improve to 11-5 in 2010 with the victory.
Winston-Salem State returns to action on Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. as they play host to West Virginia State University at the WSSU Tennis Center.
For additional information on WSSU women's tennis, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to the Official Website of WSSU Athletics at WSSURams.com.