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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
FAMU Women Advance To MEAC Women’s Tennis Final
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  
Release:04/22/2016
NORFOLK, Va., April 22, 2016 – The South Carolina State Lady Bulldogs and the Florida A&M Lady Rattlers will compete in the 2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Women’s Tennis Championship Final on Saturday, April 23, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center on the campus of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.

 Florida A&M (10-11) advanced to Saturday’s final with a 4-1 victory over fourth-seeded North Carolina Central.

The Lady Rattlers won the doubles point and registered singles victories at the number two, five and six positions.

Shantel Blackwood defeated Mia Ramic, 6-4, 6-0, and Elizabeth Clayton knocked off Lauren Mullis, 6-0, 6-1. Aissa Muamba earned a 6-1, 6-1 win at the number one position to give the Lady Eagles a point, but Dominique Henry clinched the victory with a 7-6 (7-4), 6-0 win over Tamara Jeremic.

Florida A&M is seeking its fifth (5th) MEAC Women’s title and their first since 1997.

 

Tennis Match Results

N.C. Central vs Florida A&M

Apr 22, 2016 at Norfolk, Va.

(Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center)

 

Florida A&M 4, N.C. Central 1

 

Singles

1. MUAMBA,Aissa (NCCU) def. DEAN,Alexis (FAMUW) 6-1, 6-1

2. BLACKWOOD,Shantel (FAMUW) def. RAMIC,Mia (NCCU) 6-4, 6-0

3. ROLLE,Olivia (FAMUW) vs. ROGERS,Jamie (NCCU) unfinished

4. HENRY,Dominique (FAMUW) vs. COVER,Lynsey (NCCU) 6-3, unfinished

5. ROBINSON,Arrice (FAMUW) def. JEREMIC,Tamara (NCCU) 7-6 (7-4), 6-0

6. CLAYTON,Elizabeth (FAMUW) def. MULLIS,Lauren (NCCU) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles

1. BLACKWOOD,Shantel/ROBINSON,Arrice (FAMUW) vs. MUAMBA,Aissa/ROGERS,Jamie (NCCU) unfinished

2. HENRY,Dominique/ROLLE,Olivia (FAMUW) def. COVER,Lynsey/JEREMIC,Tamara (NCCU) 6-1

3. CLAYTON,Elizabeth/DEAN,Alexis (FAMUW) def. RAMIC,Mia/MULLIS,Lauren (NCCU) 6-2

Match Notes:

N.C. Central 6-13

Florida A&M 10-11

2016 MEAC Women's Tennis Championship (Semifinal)


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