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Lady Bisons beat Alabama A&M 6-1 in tennis

Sunday, February 11, 2007

Feb. 11, 2007

The Lady Bisons tennis team won its first match of the 2007 spring season defeating Alabama A &M Saturday night at the Whitworth Tennis Center in Nashville.

The Lady Bisons lost only one singles match on the way to a 6-1 win.

Senior Emily Ellis extended her singles match unbeaten string to 3-0.

Also winning singles matches were Raphaela Jann, Olivia Ellis, Casey Hall and Caitlin Khouri.

The Lady Bisons are 1-2 heading into Thursday's 2 p.m. match at the University of the South.

Doubles:

No. 1: Tsangamwe-Bvunzawabaya (AL) def. Jann-Moakler (LU) 8-6

No. 2: Ellis-Ellis (LU) def. Pinder-Jones (AM) 8-6

No. 3: Hall-Vanatta (LU) def. Jelks-Gladness (AL) 8-1

Singles:

No. 1: Raphaela Jann (LU) def. Charlene Tasngamwe 6-2, 6-3

No. 2: Shaniek Pinder (AL) def. Erin Moakler (LU) 3-6, 7-5 (10-8)

No. 3: Emily Ellis (LU) def. Batsi Bvunzawabaya (AL) 6-1, 7-5

No. 4:Olivia Ellis (LU) def. Monique Jones (AL) 6-3, 2-6 (10-7)

No. 5:Casey Hall (LU) def. Brittany Jelks (AL) 6-1, 6-1

No. 6: Caitlin Khouri (LU) def. Diuana Grant (AL) 6-0, 6-0