By James Vallone
ROME -- The Shorter Tennis programs got back on the winning track by defeating the visiting Flames from Lee University from the Walt Attaway Tennis Complex.
The Lady Hawks (7-5) went undefeated in their efforts, picking up the 9-0 win. Aurelie Gaborit had a new perfect match at No. 3 singles, taking the straight set victory versus Jodie Rice, 6-1, 6-0, while snapping a three-match losing streak.
The duo of Alicia Gallard/Aurore Beltrando claimed the easy 8-1 win over Rice/Kelsey Lovingood.
The Hawks (6-6) faired just as well, picking up the 8-1 victory, while evening the record for the season.
Robert Watson picked up just his second victory of the season in singles play, taking the win from the No. 6 spot versus Kevin Tan, 6-2, 6-3. Watson also teamed with Colt Kelley for the 8-3 win in doubles play.