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
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
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
N.C. Central 6-13
Florida A&M 10-11
2016 MEAC Women's Tennis Championship (Semifinal)