LADY BEARS PICK UP FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON AFTER 9-0 SWEEP OF MEREDITH

LADY BEARS PICK UP FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON AFTER 9-0 SWEEP OF MEREDITH

RALEIGH, N.C. The Shaw University women's tennis team earned its first win of the season Tuesday afternoon, a 9-0 sweep of Meredith College at the Meredith Tennis Complex.

The Lady Bears did not drop a single set on its way to improving to a 1-2 overall record this season. Senior Carmen Mantecon (Madrid, Spain), junior Siria Dibe (Tucumon, Argentina), freshman Kundai Manyonga (Harare, Zimbabwe) and freshman Eva Ostermeier (Munich, Germany) highlighted the day with straight set wins in No. 2, 3, 4 and 6 singles, respectively, defeating their opponents, 6-0, 6-0.

Shaw will return to action on Friday, Feb. 22 at Belmont Abbey at 1 p.m.

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw women's tennis and its 13 varsity sport teams, please visit www.shawbears.com.