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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
FAMU Women's Tennis Advances To MEAC SemifinalS
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  

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


Singles competition

  1. RAKOTONDRAZAFY,Mia (FAMUW) vs. CVJETKOVIC,Dajana (NSUW) 6-3, 2-3, unfinished
  2. FORTUNO,Paula (NSUW) def. MACHISA,Karen (FAMUW) 6-3, 6-1
  3. PORTER,Haleigh (FAMUW) vs. POPOVIC,Ana (NSUW) 7-5, 0-1, unfinished
  4. HUBEAUT,Aylen (FAMUW) def. GONCALVES,Bruna (NSUW) 6-1, 6-0
  5. HARDEN,Rachel (FAMUW) def. LEE,Tyrika (NSUW) 6-0, 6-0
  6. OSABOUHIEN,Sophia (FAMUW) def. GREENHOUSE,Nena (NSUW) 6-0, 6-0


Doubles competition

  1. RAKOTONDRAZAFY,Mia/MACHISA,Karen (FAMUW) vs. CVJETKOVIC,Dajana/FORTUNO,Paula (NSUW) 5-6, unfinished
  2. PORTER,Haleigh/HUBEAUT,Aylen (FAMUW) def. POPOVIC,Ana/GONCALVES,Bruna (NSUW) 7-5
  3. HARDEN,Rachel/OSABOUHIEN,Sophia (FAMUW) def. LEE,Tyrika/GREENHOUSE,Nena (NSUW) 6-0


Match Notes:

Norfolk State 4-10

FAMU 5-13




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