HILTON HEAD, SC – The Winston-Salem State Lady Rams (5-3) notched their second straight win, Tuesday when the team took a 5-1 win over the Shepherd Rams (0-5). The Lady Rams took the key Atlantic region win behind a great effort I doubles play in the match.
The Lady Rams got things going early with three straight wins in doubles play to jump on top, 3-0. The #2 doubles tandem of senior Bianka Locklear and junior Kalin Jarvis led the way for the team with an 8-1 win while the tandem of Dominique Lindsay and Taylor Harris recorded an 8-2 win. The team's toughest doubles match came at the #1 spot where the duo of senior Sloane Holmes and Kayla Carter combined for an 8-5 win.
With the impressive doubles wins, the Lady Rams needed just two singles wins to secure the victory. Carter took a 6-0, 6-1 win, followed by fellow Locklear sealing the win with a 6-1, 6-1 win.
The Lady Rams will return to action, Thursday when the team returns to Hilton Head, S.C. to take on Slippery Rock. For more information on Lady Rams tennis, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.