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Shaw Shuts Out Tennis, 9-0

Meredith College tennis team

RALEIGH, N.C. -- In the midst of the Meredith College tennis team's pre-conference season series, the host Shaw Bears shut out the Angels 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. The team returns home for a double-header weekend versus a pair of Division III opponents beginning Friday afternoon with Virginia Wesleyan.

Jacqueline Benton and Elizabeth Johnson opened the day earning two points at no. 1 doubles versus Bears Daniela Vanko and Carmen Mantecon. Benton would battle for three games at no. 2 singles versus Mantecon to finish the loss 6-1, 6-2.

Sophomore Gillian Emerson continues to face off with the top players and fought for one game in a 6-1, 6-0 loss at no. 1. Emily Wilkinson scored one in the first set of her match at no. 4 versus Andrijana Martic, and Logan King lost a tough battle 6-2, 6-0 at no. 5.

Friday's match is set to begin with doubles at 2:30 p.m.