Hawks Fall To Rival Coppin State
March 28, 2017

Final Stats

BALTIMORE – After a week away, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Women’s Tennis team fell to rival Coppin State (CSU), 6-1, at the Twin Lakes Center.

With the setback, Eastern Shore dropped to 0-8 (0-4 MEAC) overall while the Eagles improved to 1-2 (1-0 MEAC) on the season.

In singles competition, senior Melequa King (Washington, D.C.) fell in straight sets to CSU’s Tinashe Gwaze (6-1, 6-2).

Baltimore native DaTonya Price served as the squad’s No. 2 player and delivered a solid performance before falling to Coppin State’s Precious Udofe in consecutive sets (6-4, 7-5).

Newcomer Michal Kittrell (La Plata, Md.) lost the first set, 6-0, but came back strong in the next set before dropping the match against CSU’s Ajla Hrnjic (6-0, 7-6).

Senior Tearraney Peak (Spartanburg, S.C.) scored a point in the first set before losing to Coppin State’s Tanna Nita in straight sets (6-1, 6-0).

In doubles play, King and Price recorded one point versus Gwaze and Udofe, 6-1.



Kittrell and junior Alese Brown (Charleston, S.C.) battled CSU’s No. 2 team of Hrnjic and Brittanie Cahua. Both Hawks would fall, 6-4.

The Shore concludes its road swing with Norfolk State (NSU) and Towson.

On April 1, Eastern Shore faces the Spartans twice in Norfolk, Va. First match is slated for 10 a.m., followed by a 2 p.m. start time for match two.

The following day (April 2), Maryland Eastern Shore heads to Towson for a nonconference matchup. First-serve is scheduled for 4 p.m.

For complete recaps, results and news of Hawk athletics, please visit www.easternshorehawks.com.

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