Fowajuh (above) and teammate Jennings won a game in a Doubles match on Friday

March 1, 2014

LEWES, Del. — The women’s tennis team made some improvements in their second matchup of the year, but it was not enough as the Hornets defeated the Hawks in two matches this past Friday at the Marshall Tennis Courts in Lewes, Delaware. The results means the team starts the 2014 season at 0-3 and 0-2 in MEAC conference play.

Delaware State won both matches by scores of 7-0. In the first match, the Lady Hornets won the four singles matches in straight sets by scores of 6-0. The Lady Hawks did pick up a game victory in the No. 1 doubles competition before the team of sophomore Reine Fowajuh (Wilmington, Del.) and junior Jasmine Jennings (Halifax, Va.) were defeated in the set, 8-1. Meanwhile, the No. 2 doubles team fell 8-0 to the Lady Hornets.

UMES was met with similar results in the second match, where the Lady Hornets took the one-set singles competition, four games to none, all by scores of 8-0. In the doubles competition, the Lady Hornets won both matches by single set scores of 6-0.

The Lady Hornets improved to 5-0 and 2-0 in MEAC play on the season. For the Lady Hawks, they open up their home schedule in a match against Stevenson University on Wednesday. Match time is 2pm. 



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