WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (6-5) came back in singles play to claim a 4-3 win over the Averett Cougars (5-3), Saturday afternoon. After losing the doubles point, the Rams got all four points in singles play to claim the victory.
It was in singles play that the Rams stood out. After a loss at #1 singles, freshman Tamia Bennett took a 6-0, 6-1 win at #6 singles. It was followed by a 6-1, 6-0 win by freshman Kyrsten Jennelle at #5 singles. After a loss at #4 singles left the Rams trailing, 3-2, the Rams got a 6-5, 6-3 win at #2 singles from sophomore Avion Harris to leave the score tied, 3-3. It was then that senior Tay'lor Champion sealed the win with a 6-5, 6-5 win at #2 singles.
With the win, the Rams improve to 6-5. The team will return have a week before returning to action at Shaw on April 7th. For more information on Rams tennis, contact the WSSU Office of Athletics Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.