Rams Dominate Johnson C. Smith for 9-0 Win

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (7-8, 7-2 CIAA) rolled in a 9-0 win over the Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls, Thursday afternoon. The Rams took the win behind a dominant performance that included a doubles shutout and a pair of singles shutouts.

The Rams opened the day with three straight doubles wins. The #2 duo of sophomore Corey Bonnette and freshman Jonathan Aubrey was especially impressive with an 8-0 win. The Rams took a #1 doubles win, 8-4, and an 8-2 win in doubles play. 

The momentum carried over into singles play where the team continued to dominate. Junior Chris Jeter and sophomore Drew Dunzweiler both stood out with 6-0, 6-0 victories. Sophomore Josh Aubrey took a #1 singles win, 7-6, 6-4 while junior Creighton Jones added a 6-1, 6-1 victory. Freshman Jonathan Aubrey also took a 6-1, 6-1 win. Bonnette finished out the win with a 6-0, 6-1 win.

With the win, the Rams improve to 7-8 overall and 7-2 in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association play. The team will return to action Saturday when they head to Raleigh, N.C. to take on the Chowan Hawks. 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
Johnson C. Smith vs Winston Salem State University (Apr 11, 2013)

Winston Salem State University 9, Johnson C. Smith 0
Apr 11, 2013 at Winston-Salem, N.C. (WSSU Tennis Courts)

Singles competition

1. AUBREY, Josh (WSSUM) def. SAWYER,Darrell (JCSU-M) 7-6, 6-4

2. JONES, Creighton (WSSUM) def. BARNES,Yusuf (JCSU-M) 6-1, 6-1

3. AUBREY, Jonathan (WSSUM) def. CHEVER,Dion (JCSU-M) 6-1, 6-1

4. BONNETTE, Corey (WSSUM) def. BREWINGTON,Kia (JCSU-M) 6-0, 6-1

5. JETER, Chris (WSSUM) def. NGUYEN,Tuan (JCSU-M) 6-0, 6-0

6. DUNZWEILER, Drew (WSSUM) def. WHITLEY,Tobias (JCSU-M) 6-0, 6-0


Doubles competition

1. JONES, Creighton/AUBREY, Jonathan (WSSUM) def. SAWYER,Darrell/CHEVER,Dion (JCSU-M) 8-4


3. JETER, Chris/DUNZWEILER, Drew (WSSUM) def. WHITLEY,Tobias/NGUYEN,Tuan (JCSU-M) 8-2


Match Notes

Johnson C. Smith 4-15, 4-5 CIAA

Winston Salem State University 7-8, 8-2 CIAA