RALEIGH, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (11-6) closed the 2019 regular season in style when the team took a 7-2 road win over the Meredith Avenging Angels (6-9), Tuesday afternoon. The win marked the fifth straight for the Rams and gave the team and key non-conference win heading into the post-season.
The Rams opened the match with a dominant performance in doubles play. After taking a default win at #3 doubles, the Rams also took 8-3 wins at both #1 and #2 doubles to take a 3-0 lead heading into singles play.
In singles play, the Rams kept things going. Junior Tay'lor Champion opened things up with a 6-3, 6-3 win at #2 singles that was followed by a 6-4, 6-3 win at #4 singles from freshman Kyrsten Jennelle. Junior Cylah Gaither took a 6-4, 6-2 win at #6 singles while sophomore Avion Harris claimed a 2-6, 6-4, and 11-9 win at #3 singles.
The win wraps up the regular season for the Rams and will give the team an 11-6 record. The team will now await seeding for the 2019 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Tennis Championship Tournament. 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.