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Tennis splits with North Alabama

Tennis splits with North Alabama


By Karen Allen

ROME, Ga.—Tennis earned the split with North Alabama Saturday afternoon. The Lady Hawks extended their win streak to six with the 7-2 victory. While the Hawks fell to the Tigers 3-6.

The women improve to 12-5 overall, and 5-2 in the conference. The men fall to 8-8 on the season, and 1-6 in the GSC.

The Lady Hawks led 3-0 once doubles concluded, and came out on top winning four of the six singles matches. Candice Laurent (6-4, 7-6), Aurelie Gaborit (6-2, 6-1), Aurore Beltrando (7-6, 6-0), and Alicia Gallard (7-5, 6-4) each recorded wins for Shorter.

The Hawks dropped all three doubles matches to go into singles down 3-0. In singles, Shorter earned wins in three of the six matches. Romain Lefevre won 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 at No. 1 singles. Marc Guerry (6-3, 4-6, 6-1) and Colt Kelley (6-0, 6-2) also recorded victories for the Hawks.

Shorter will return to action, April 10, as Georgia Gwinnett visits the Walt Attaway Complex. Matches begin at 1pm.  

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