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Rattlers continue streak, with 7-0 win over UMES Hawks
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  
SUNTER, S.C. – The Florida A&M men's Tennis team continued to roll with a resounding victory over conference foe, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  The Rattlers won the match 7-0, while continuing to roll at the MEAC Round-up at the Palmetto Tennis Center.

In the top seat of the doubles competition, Temuera Asafu-Adjaye and Maurice Wamukowa defeated Emmash Sudusing and Osvaldo Rivera 8-0.  In the second seat Levan Clark and Ivan Umnikov defeated Marquette Robinson and Richard Warren 8-0.  In the third flight of doubles action, Marc Atkinson and Fabrice Myrtil defeated Dorian Thomas and Malcolm Johnson 8-4, giving FAMU the doubles point.

In singles action, the Rattlers dominated the Hawks 63-3 to win all points.  Levan Clark won the No.1 position 6-0, 6-0 over Emmash Sudusingc.  In the No.2 position, Ivan Umnikov defeated Marquette Robinson 6-0, 6-0.  In position No.3, Maurice Wamukowa and Dorian Thomas' match was retired 3-0, as the Rattlers had already won the necessary points to complete the victory before the match was finished.

In position No.4, Temuera Asafu-Adjaye defeatd Richard Warren 6-0, 6-0.  Fabrice Myrtil defeated Osvaldo Rivera 6-1, 6-0 in the No.5 position.  In position No.6, Marc Atkinson defeated Malcolm Johnson 6-1, 6-1, for the final point.

What's next for the Rattlers: The Rattlers continue action in Norfolk, Va. on tomorrow with doubleheader action.  They take on tough competition in Hampton University and North Carolina Central University, before returning to Tallahassee to fce Nicholls State on Tuesday.



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