Lady Rams Take 9-0 Loss to #35 Indiana (Pa.); WSSU Streak Snapped

WINSTON-SALEM, NC –The Winston-Salem State Lady Rams (11-5, 10-1 CIAA) had their six-game winning streak snapped when the team took a tough 9-0 loss to the #35 Indiana (Pa.) Crimson Hawks. The Lady Rams gave a valiant effort in the match, but could not get past the nationally ranked Hawks.

The WSSU struggles started early when the team took losses in all three doubles matches, falling 8-3, 8-2, and 8-2. The WSSU struggles carried over into singles play when losses in all six singles matches. WSSU senior Bianka Locklear had the best effort for the team taking a 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 loss.

The Lady Rams will need to recover quickly as the team will return to conference play, hosting the defending Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) champion Shaw Lady Bears, Monday. 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.