WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Lady Rams (2-3) took their third straight loss, Saturday when the team took a hard-fought 9-0 loss to the West Liberty State Hilltoppers (10-1). The Lady Rams gave a great overall effort in the match, but could not stand up against the talented Hilltopper team.
The Lady Rams opened the match with three doubles losses falling 8-0 at #2 doubles and 8-3 at #1 doubles and a default loss at #3 doubles. From there, the Lady Rams carried their battle into singles play, but fell in all eight matches. The team took a forfeit loss at #8 doubles and followed it with a 6-0, 6-0 loss at #5 singles, a 6-0, 6-2 loss at #2 singles, and 6-1, 6-2 losses at #3 and #4 singles. The Lady Rams closed out the day with a 6-2, 6-1 loss at #1 singles.
With the loss, the Lady Rams fall to 2-3 on the season. The team will return to action tomorrow when they host the Benedict Tigers. 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.