NORFOLK, Va. (April 26) – The FAMU Women’s Tennis team breezed to a 4-1 quarterfinal victory over Norfolk State in the 2018 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tennis Championships Thursday morning at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.
Coach Nikki Goldthreate’s crew got three wins in singles: Aylen Hubeaut, 6-1, 6-0 at No. 4; Rachel Harden, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 5, and Sophia Osabouhien, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 6, while capturing the doubles point, as Hubeaut and Haleigh Porter won the No. 2 match, 7-5, and Harden and Osabouhein were 6-0 winners at No. 3.
FAMU (5-13) advances to face Morgan State in Friday’s semifinals at 9:00 a.m., after Morgan State defeated South Carolina State, 4-1 earlier on Thursday.
The FAMU Men had a 4:00 p.m. quarterfinal match with Hampton University on Thursday.
MEAC Tennis Match Results
Norfolk State vs Florida A&M
Apr 26, 2018 at Norfolk, Va.
(Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center)
Florida A&M 4, Norfolk State 1
- RAKOTONDRAZAFY,Mia (FAMUW) vs. CVJETKOVIC,Dajana (NSUW) 6-3, 2-3, unfinished
- FORTUNO,Paula (NSUW) def. MACHISA,Karen (FAMUW) 6-3, 6-1
- PORTER,Haleigh (FAMUW) vs. POPOVIC,Ana (NSUW) 7-5, 0-1, unfinished
- HUBEAUT,Aylen (FAMUW) def. GONCALVES,Bruna (NSUW) 6-1, 6-0
- HARDEN,Rachel (FAMUW) def. LEE,Tyrika (NSUW) 6-0, 6-0
- OSABOUHIEN,Sophia (FAMUW) def. GREENHOUSE,Nena (NSUW) 6-0, 6-0
- RAKOTONDRAZAFY,Mia/MACHISA,Karen (FAMUW) vs. CVJETKOVIC,Dajana/FORTUNO,Paula (NSUW) 5-6, unfinished
- PORTER,Haleigh/HUBEAUT,Aylen (FAMUW) def. POPOVIC,Ana/GONCALVES,Bruna (NSUW) 7-5
- HARDEN,Rachel/OSABOUHIEN,Sophia (FAMUW) def. LEE,Tyrika/GREENHOUSE,Nena (NSUW) 6-0
Norfolk State 4-10