LADY BEARS TENNIS WINS AT BARTON, 6-3

LADY BEARS TENNIS WINS AT BARTON, 6-3

WILSON, NC – The Shaw University women's tennis team won its fourth match on the season, including its fourth on the road, Sunday afternoon as the Lady Bears (4-1) downed Barton College (5-6), 6-3.

Shaw held a 2-1 lead after earning wins at the No. 1 and No. 3 doubles. Daniela Vanko (Montreal, Canada) and Marilyne Kamegne (Yaounde, Cameroon) won 8-6 at the No. 1 doubles to start the match while Simbiat Aleem (Lagos, Nigeria) and Andrijana Martic (Belgrade) won 8-5 at the No. 3 slot.

The Lady Bears secured four wins in singles points to secure the 6-3 victory. Vanko tallied a 6-0, 6-4 win at the No. 1 singles, while Kamegne edged a 6-0, 7-6, 7-5 victory at the No. 3 position. Martic took a 6-4, 6-2 win while Aleem won 6-0, 6-1 over her opponent.

Shaw will return to action on Mar. 7 at Johnson C. Smith with a first serve slated for 2 p.m.

 

Shaw University 6, Barton College 3
Mar 05, 2017 at Wilson, N.C. (Barton Tennis Complex)

 

Singles competition

1. VANKO, Daniela (SU-W17) def. Marissa Stevenson (BARTON) 6-0, 6-4

2. Daria Avram (BARTON) def. JOVANOVIC, Teodora (SU-W17) 6-3, 6-1

3. KAMEGNE, Marilyne (SU-W17) def. Vanessa Sanoja (BARTON) 6-0, 7-6 (7-5)

4. MARTIC, Andrijana (SU-W17) def. Lorraine Chon-Qui (BARTON) 6-4, 6-2

5. ALEEM, Simbiat (SU-W17) def. Shauna Kelly (BARTON) 6-0, 6-1

6. Dana Kelly (BARTON) def. FEKETE, Helena (SU-W17) 6-4, 7-6 (7-1)

 

Doubles competition

1. KAMEGNE, Marilyne/VANKO, Daniela (SU-W17) def. Daria Avram/Marissa Stevenson (BARTON) 8-6

2. Vanessa Sanoja/Elle Vietz (BARTON) def. FEKETE, Helena/JOVANOVIC, Teodora (SU-W17) 8-3

3. ALEEM, Simbiat/MARTIC, Andrijana (SU-W17) def. Lorraine Chon-Qui/Dana Kelly (BARTON) 8-5

 

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