Rams Battle in 7-2 Loss to Shepherd

HILTON HEAD, SC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (3-2) gave it their all, but fell short in a 7-2 loss to the Shepherd Rams, Tuesday afternoon in Hilton Head, S.C. The Rams fought hard, making each set of a match a tough battle, but in the end, the team finished with their second straight loss.

 

Things got tough early for the Rams as the team took three losses in doubles play. Each of the doubles matches were 8-2. The Rams staged a rally in singles play with sophomore Jonathan Aubrey and freshman Corey Bonnette each recording singles wins. Aubrey took a win at the #3 singles spot with a 7-5, 6-1 victory while Bonnette took a 6-2, 6-4 win.

 

The Rams will return to action this weekend when the team heads to Lincoln, Pennsylvania to compete in the CIAA Round Up. For more information on Rams tennis, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.

 

Winston-Salem State University Tennis
Shepherd vs Winston Salem State University (Mar 12, 2013)

Shepherd 7, Winston Salem State University 2
Mar 12, 2013 at Hilton Head, S.C.

Singles competition

1. PRATT,Chris (SHEP-M) def. AUBREY, Josh (WSSUM) 6-1, 6-1

2. LESKO,Michael (SHEP-M) def. JONES, Creighton (WSSUM) 6-4, 6-1

3. AUBREY, Jonathan (WSSUM) def. KOLUMBIAN,Steve (SHEP-M) 7-5, 6-1

4. BONNETTE, Corey (WSSUM) def. BOYLE,Taylor (SHEP-M) 6-2, 6-4

5. THOMAS,Kent (SHEP-M) def. JETER, Chris (WSSUM) 6-0, 6-3

6. STARLINGS,Al (SHEP-M) def. DUNZWEILER, Drew (WSSUM) 6-1, 5-7, 11-9

 

Doubles competition

1. BOYLE,Taylor/PRATT,Chris (SHEP-M) def. JONES, Creighton/AUBREY, Jonathan (WSSUM) 8-2

2. LESKO,Michael/KOLUMBIAN,Steve (SHEP-M) def. BONNETTE, Corey/AUBREY, Josh (WSSUM) 8-2

3. STARLINGS,Al/THOMAS,Kent (SHEP-M) def. DUNZWEILER, Drew/JETER, Chris (WSSUM) 8-2

 

Match Notes

Winston Salem State University 3-2

Spring Break Tennis