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Lady Rams Fall to Longwood 7-0 in Women's Tennis Action on Friday

March 28, 2008

Final Stats


The Longwood women's tennis team shutout the Lady Rams 7-0 on Friday at the WSSU Tennis Complex and fall to 1-19 on the season.


In doubles, Johanna Nunez and Gabrielle Benjamin kept up with Longwood's Ashley Melson and Suzanne Edwards, but couldn't pull off the win falling 8-6 at the No. 2 spot. Longwood took the 1-0 lead in the match after securing the wins at the first and third spots winning both by scores of 8-2.


In singles, the Lancers continued to have success taking all six matches for the win. Laura Simon defeated Lady Ram Shannon Loughnan 6-1, 6-0, while Zsofia Jakab put away Laken Joyce 6-0, 6-1.


Despite falling 6-0 in the first set, Terese Lavan rebounded in the second set and almost forced a third, but was edged by Ashley Melson 7-5 at the No. 4. Benjamin fell to Nasim Moadab 6-2, 6-1 and the Lancers got the sweep with two shutout victories at spots three and six.


The Winston-Salem State University women's tennis team returns to action on Sunday, April 6 at 11:00 a.m. as they play host to the Eagles of Georgia Southern University at the WSSU Tennis Complex.


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Tennis Match Results

Longwood University vs Winston-Salem State University

Mar 28, 2008 at Winston-Salem, NC


Longwood University 7, Winston-Salem State University 0


Singles competition

1. Laura Simon (LONGWOOD) def. Shannon Loughnan (WSSUW) 6-1, 6-0

2. Zsofia Jakab (LONGWOOD) def. Laken Joyce (WSSUW) 6-0, 6-1

3. Mason Davis (LONGWOOD) def. Johanna Nunez (WSSUW) 6-0, 6-0

4. Ashley Melson (LONGWOOD) def. Terese Lavan (WSSUW) 6-0, 7-5

5. Nasim Moadab (LONGWOOD) def. Gabrielle Benjamin (WSSUW) 6-2, 6-1

6. Suzanne Edwards (LONGWOOD) def. Jessica Smith (WSSUW) 6-0, 6-0


Doubles competition

1. Zsofia Jakab/Laura Simon (LONGWOOD) def. Shannon Loughnan/Laken Joyce (WSSUW) 8-2

2. Ashley Melson/Suzanne Edwards (LONGWOOD) def. Johanna Nunez/Gabrielle Benjamin (WSSUW) 8-6

3. Mason Davis/Nasim Moadab (LONGWOOD) def. Jade Heggins/Terese Lavan (WSSUW) 8-2


Match Notes:

Winston-Salem State University 1-19