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WOMEN’S TENNIS TO HOST PFEIFFER FOR HOME OPENER SATURDAY

WOMEN’S TENNIS TO HOST PFEIFFER FOR HOME OPENER SATURDAY

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Shaw University women's tennis team will host Pfeiffer University for its home opener on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Worthdale Park. The match time is scheduled for 1 p.m.

 

The Lady Bears are 0-2 to start 2020, coming off a 7-2 defeat by the hands of N.C. Wesleyan on Monday (Feb. 10). During that match, freshman Chetna Kumari (Gurgaon, India) defeated her opponent 6-2, 6-1 from the third singles position while Kumari and sophomore Kundai Manyonga (Harare, Zimbabwe) claimed an 8-3 win at the second doubles position.

 

As for Pfeiffer, the Falcons are also 0-2 to start the season. PU is coming off an 8-1 setback to Brevard in its last outing on Sept. 29, 2019. Pfeiffer's Sydney Gray was the lone bright spot for the Falcons in that contest, earning a 6-4, 3-6, and 10-7 win at the No. 2 singles.

 

This will be the first meeting between Shaw and Pfeiffer, the Lady Bears defeated the Falcons, 9-0 on Feb. 25, 2019.

 

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