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LADY BEARS TENNIS COLLECTS FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON

LADY BEARS TENNIS COLLECTS FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Shaw University women's tennis team (1-2) collected its first win of the young season with a 6-0 shutout over Pfeiffer University (0-3) Saturday afternoon at Worthdale Park during its home opener.

Highlighting the day was senior Siria Dibe (Tucumon, Argentina) and sophomore Eva Simo (Bafoussam, Cameroon), as the pair posted a singles and doubles win apiece. Sophomore Kundai Manyonga (Harare, Zimbabwe) and Chetna Kumari (Gurgaon, India) recorded 6-1 decision at the No. 2 doubles.

The Lady Bears won two of three doubles matches they needed before capturing five of six singles contests.

Shaw will return to action on Monday, Feb. 17 at Catawba for a 1 p.m. start in Salisbury, N.C.

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