CU Women’s Tennis Earns 9-0 Win Over Virginia Union
MURFREESBORO, NC- The Chowan University women's tennis team picked up a 9-0 win over Virginia Union University on Tuesday afternoon. The Hawks advance to 8-6 on the season and 4-0 in conference play.
Chowan swept Virginia Union in doubles and singles play during Tuesday's match. In the number one doubles play, Polina Novachuk and Victoria Smolchenkova defeated Logan Reid and Sabrina Connor Hatcher 8-0, while Cynthia Carrier and Angelique Gouin took the number two doubles 8-0 for Chowan over Zsakee Crocker and Amirah Eckles. The Hawks secured the number three doubles position 8-0 with Anna Makhneva and Roxana Daneshjoo over Destiny Chapman and Lynda Kaneza.
Heading into singles with a 3-0 lead, Chowan's Novachuk defeated Connor 6-0, 6-0 in the number one singles match. Smolchenkova won the number two singles 6-1, 6-0 over Reid. The Panthers fell in the number three singles play 6-0, 6-0, with Eckles to Carrier, while Kaneza dropped the number four position for Virginia Union 6-0, 6-0, to Gouin. The Hawks picked up the number five singles with a clean 6-0, 6-0, Franca Pacelli over Chapman, before Natalia Andrade defeated Crocker 6-0, 6-0 for Chowan in the sixth singles position.
The Hawks are back in action on March 23rd as they travel to Petersburg, Virginia to play Virginia State University in conference play. Match time is slated for 3:00pm.