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.