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Tennis defeats SCAD Atlanta

Tennis defeats SCAD Atlanta


By Karen Allen

Rome, Ga.—Men’s and Women’s Tennis both had victories over SCAD Atlanta Saturday afternoon at the Walt Attaway Tennis Center. The Hawks won 7-2, while the Lady Hawks took the match 5-4.

With the wins, the men improve to 7-6 on the season, and the women go to 8-5 overall.

The Hawks led 2-1 after doubles concluded; getting wins from the pairs of Romain Lefevre/Romain Ferriera (8-4) and Arturo Lifshitz/Marc Guerry (8-4). The singles round went much the same, as Shorter took the first five matches to pick up the 7-2 win.

The Lady Hawks were down 2-1 after doubles play. The lone Shorter win came from the team of Candice Laurent/Aurelie Gaborit; who defeated Amanda Morrow/Lee-Ann Lingo 8-0. The Lady Hawks earned the win by taking four of the six singles matches, for the 5-4 final.

The Hawks and Lady Hawks return to action April 1 as they host Tuskegee; beginning at 1:00pm.

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