Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
Hampton Bounces FAMU Women From MEAC Tennis, 4-0
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  
Release:04/20/2017
NORFOLK, Va. (April 20) – The FAMU Women’s Tennis team saw their Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title hopes end here Thursday morning with a 4-0 loss to Hampton (Va.) University in the quarterfinal round of the 2017 MEAC Tennis Championships at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.

Hampton University (11-4), the top-seeded team from the Northern Division, won the doubles point with victories at No.1 and No. 2, then clinched the match with victories at No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4 singles.

The FAMU doubles pairing of Olivia Rolle and Karen Machisa, won the No. 3 doubles, 6-2 over Haley Mullins and Anastasia Romanova of Hampton.

FAMU finished the season, 3-15.

MEAC Tournament Update – Women’s Division

In Thursday’s other quarterfinal matches, Morgan State defeated Bethune-Cookman, 4-3, to advance to face Hampton in one Friday semifinal at 9:00 a.m.

Meanwhile on Thursday, Southern Division top seed, South Carolina State defeated Howard University, 4-0, while North Carolina A&T doubled up Norfolk State, 4-2, to earn a Friday date against S.C. State at 9:00 a.m.

The Women’s Championship is at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday.

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2017 MEAC Tennis Championship Match Results

FLORIDA A&M vs HAMPTON

Apr 20, 2017 at Norfolk, Va.

 

HAMPTON 4, FLORIDA A&M 0

Singles competition

1. TITOVA,Kristina (HAMW) vs. ROLLE,Olivia (FAMUW) 2-6, 6-2, unfinished

2. MITAISHVILI,Mariam (HAMW) def. ROBINSON,Arrice (FAMUW) 6-0, 6-4

3. SLOCOMBE,Cherise (HAMW) def. HENRY,Dominique (FAMUW) 7-6, 6-1

4. MULLINS,Haley (HAMW) def. MACHISA,Karen (FAMUW) 6-1, 6-3

5. PIERCE,Mikaela (HAMW) vs. OSABOUHLEN,Sophia (FAMUW) 4-6, 6-4, 0-1, unfinished

6. ROMANOVA,ANASTASIIA (HAMW) vs. CLAYTON,Elizabeth (FAMUW) 6-7, 2-5, unfinished

Doubles competition

1. MITAISHVILI,Mariam/TITOVA,Kristina (HAMW) def. ROBINSON,Arrice/OSABOUHLEN,Sophia (FAMUW) 6-0

2. PIERCE,Mikaela/SLOCOMBE,Cherise (HAMW) def. HENRY,Dominique/CLAYTON,Elizabeth (FAMUW) 7-5

3. ROLLE,Olivia/MACHISA,Karen (FAMUW) def. MULLINS,Haley/ROMANOVA,ANASTASIIA (HAMW) 6-2

 

Thursday, April 20 * Women’ s Quarterfinal Round

8:30 a.m.

Hampton (N1) 4, Florida A&M (S4) 0

8:30 a.m.

South Carolina State (S1) 4, Howard (N4) 0

11 a.m.

Bethune-Cookman (S2) 3, vs. Morgan State (N3) 4

11 a.m.

Norfolk State (N2) 2, North Carolina A&T State (S3) 4

 

 

Friday, April 21 * Semifinal Round

9:00 a.m.         Hampton (N1) vs. Morgan State (N3)

9:00 a.m.         South Carolina State (S1) vs. North Carolina A&T (S3)    


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