Rams Take Tough 6-1 Loss at North Carolina Central

DURHAM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (6-7) gave it their all, but came up short in a tough 6-1 loss to the North Carolina Central Eagles (2-9), Saturday afternoon. The Rams battled in every set of the match, but the team could not get the points they needed against their NCAA Division I opponents.

The WSSU struggles began early as the team lost the doubles point with three losses in doubles play. The team put up a battle falling 8-3 in all three doubles matches. The team carried their fight into singles play, but could not get the points. Only WSSU freshman Josh Aubrey was able to take a win as he recorded a 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 win in the match.

With the loss, the Rams fall to 6-7 for the season. The team will return to action, Monday when the team heads to Raleigh, N.C. to take on the Shaw Bears in a 1:00 p.m. match. 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 vs North Carolina Central (Apr 06, 2013) 

North Carolina Central 6, Winston Salem State University 1
Apr 06, 2013 at Durham, N.C. (NCCU Tennis Courts)

Singles competition

1. GERASIMOV,Danil (NCCU-M) def. AUBREY, Josh (WSSUM) 6-2, 6-3

2. PERSICO,Thomas (NCCU-M) def. JONES, Creighton (WSSUM) 6-3, 6-2

3. AUBREY, Jonathan (WSSUM) def. FABARA,Jose (NCCU-M) 6-2, 2-6, 6-2


5. GEORGE,Fabrice (NCCU-M) def. JETER, Chris (WSSUM) 6-0, 6-2

6. KIENKA,Tamina (NCCU-M) def. DUNZWEILER, Drew (WSSUM) 6-0, 6-2


Doubles competition

1. FABARA,Jose/GERASIMOV,Danil (NCCU-M) def. JONES, Creighton/AUBREY, Jonathan (WSSUM) 8-3


3. HOYTE,Jamal/PERSICO,Thomas (NCCU-M) def. JETER, Chris/DUNZWEILER, Drew (WSSUM) 8-3