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Tennis splits with UAH

Tennis splits with UAH

By Karen Allen

ROME, Ga.—Tennis split with UAH this afternoon in Gulf South Conference play from the Walt Attaway Complex. The Hawks lost, 5-4,while the Lady Hawks extended their win streak to four with the 8-1 victory.

The men fall to 8-7 on the season, and 1-5 in the conference. The women improve to 10-5 overall, and 4-2 in the GSC.

The Hawks were leading 2-1 after doubles, but couldn’t hold on for the win; as they dropped four of the six singles matches. Romain Lefevre and Romain Ferreira each received wins for Shorter. Lefevre defeated Jose Soto at No. 1 singles 6-4, 6-3. Ferreira’s match with Fredrick Graanar went to three sets, with Ferriera coming out on top 7-6, 3-6, 7-5.

The Lady Hawks won all three doubles matches, and only dropped one in singles. Iesha Holton and Aurelie Gaborit each won their matches in straight set 6-0, 6-0 decisions. Holton defeated Lina Carjaval and Gaborit defeated Maria Lawton.

The Hawks will be back in action April 4, as they travel to Morehouse for an 11:00am start. The Lady Hawks, however, will wait until April 5; as they host Agnes Scott. Matches begin at 2:00pm.

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