Shaw Men's Tennis Takes Eighth Straight CIAA Championship
ETTRICK, Va. - The Shaw men's tennis team claimed it eighth straight CIAA Championship with a 5-0 win over Winston-Salem State in a match played on the tennis courts of Virginia State.
Both the number one and number three doubles teams won their matches 8-1. In the one slot, Charles Silva and Juan Sanchez downed Chris Jeter and Creighton Jones, while number three doubles Artur Latypov and Andre Monti topped Drew Dunzweiler and Calvin Brooks.
With the sweep in the doubles, Shaw needed victory in only two of the singles matches to win the best-of-nine contest.
Sanchez, in the number five slot, recorded a 6-0, 6-0 win over Dunzweiler, while Monti cemented the victory with a 6-0, 6-2 defeat of Brooks.
Latypov, the number one singles player, was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament.
Now the Bears wait for the NCAA Tennis Selection Show, which will air Tuesday, April 24 at 8:00 p.m. on ncaa.com. At that time, they will learn when and where they will compete.