BLUEFIELD, Va. – The Shaw University men's tennis team fell at Bluefield, 5-2 at the BC Tennis Courts on Wednesday afternoon. The loss dipped the Bears to 2-6 overall while the Rams improve to 10-2 on the year.
The Bears took a 2-1 lead after doubles but the Rams fought back in singles play to win four-straight to prevail over Shaw.
Oscar Del Granado (Santa Cruz, Bolivia) and Ngonidzashe Makambwa (Mabelreign Harare, Zimbabwe) won 8-3 at the No. 1 doubles while Daniel Ac (Kikinda, Serbia) and Destiny Udofe (Brampton, ON) battled for a 9-8, 7-4 win at the No. 2 doubles.
Shaw will look to bounce back with a road match at Division III, William Peace on Friday, April 6 at 2 p.m.
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