Lady Rams Fall to Longwood 7-0 in Women's Tennis Action on Friday
March 28, 2008
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -
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.
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.
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Tennis Match Results
Mar 28, 2008 at
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
1. Zsofia Jakab/Laura Simon (LONGWOOD) def.
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