WOMEN’S TENNIS SWEEPS VIRGINIA UNION, 9-0 TO CONCLUDE CIAA ROUND-UP

WOMEN’S TENNIS SWEEPS VIRGINIA UNION, 9-0 TO CONCLUDE CIAA ROUND-UP

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Shaw University women's tennis claimed a 9-0 victory over Virginia Union University (1-1, 1-1 CIAA) Saturday afternoon to wrap up the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Roundup on the campus of Elizabeth City State University.

Shaw (6-1, 2-0 CIAA) swept the doubles matches to get off to a quick 3-0 lead. Daniela Vanko (Montreal, Canada) and Marilyne Kamegne (Yaounde, Cameroon) won at the No. 1 doubles to start the match. At the second position, Helena Fekete (Subotica, Serbia) and Teodora Jovanovic (Nis, Serbia) registered an 8-0 win over their opponents while Simbiat Aleem (Lagos, Nigeria) and Andrijana Martic (Belgrade) also grabbed 8-0 win at the No. 3 doubles.

Vanko won 6-0, 6-1 at the No. 1 singles, while Jovanovic, Kamegne, Martic, Aleem and Fekete all recorded 6-0, 6-0 victories at their respective positions.

Shaw will return to action on Tuesday, Mar. 14 for its home opener versus Livingstone College at Worthdale Park. First serve is slated for 1 p.m.

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw women's tennis and its 11 varsity sport teams, please visit www.shawbears.com.

 

Shaw University 9, Virginia Union Univ. 0

Singles competition:

1. VANKO, Daniela (SU-W17) def. Sabrina Connor (VUUWTN17) 6-0, 6-1

2. JOVANOVIC, Teodora (SU-W17) def. Logan Reid (VUUWTN17) 6-0, 6-0

3. KAMEGNE, Marilyne (SU-W17) def. Amirah Eckles (VUUWTN17) 6-0, 6-0

4. MARTIC, Andrijana (SU-W17) def. Lynda Kaneza (VUUWTN17) 6-0, 6-0

5. ALEEM, Simbiat (SU-W17) def. Destiny Chapman (VUUWTN17) 6-0, 6-0

6. FEKETE, Helena (SU-W17) def. Zsakee Crocker (VUUWTN17) 6-0, 6-0

 

Doubles competition:

1. VANKO, Daniela/KAMEGNE, Marilyne (SU-W17) def. Sabrina Connor/Logan Reid (VUUWTN17) 8-0

2. JOVANOVIC, Teodora/FEKETE, Helena (SU-W17) def. Amirah Eckles/Zsakee Crocker (VUUWTN17) 8-0

3. ALEEM, Simbiat/MARTIC, Andrijana (SU-W17) def. Destiny Chapman/Lynda Kaneza (VUUWTN17) 8-0

 

Match Notes:

Virginia Union Univ. 1-1

Shaw University 6-1

T-2 hrs. A-30