Big Blues Upset by Hawks

STAUNTON, VA- The Chowan University women's tennis team concluded their regular season with a 8-1 win over Bluefield State College on Friday afternoon.  The Hawks No. 4 in the Atlantic Region, improve to a 18-8 on the season while the Big Blues No. 6 in the Atlantic Region, slide to 1-12 on the year.

In doubles play, Bluefield grabbed their lone win at the number one doubles when Wendy Rudhu and Laura Hernandez beat Polina Novachuk and Victoria Smolchenkova 8-6. Chowan's Franca Pacelli and Natalia Andrade recovered in the number two doubles position 8-1 over Kelsi Browning and LeAndrea Armbrister. Cynthia Carrier and Angelique Gouin picked up the victory in the number three doubles by a forfeit from the Big Blues.

The Hawks swepted each of the six singles positions to secure the 8-1 win. At the number one singles match, Novachuk defeated Rudhu 6-2, 6-0 while, Carrier won the second singles match 6-4, 6-2 over Hernandez. Bluefield's Armbrister fell to Gouin 6-0, 6-0 in the number three singles position, while, Makhneva took the 6-2, 6-0 victory in the number four singles to Browning. Roxana Daneshjoo grabbed the fifth singles position for the Blue and White with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Maggie Tien. Pacelli earned a victory in the sixth singles play by a forfeit from Bluefield.

The Hawks head to Bowie, Maryland April 21st -23rd to compete in the CIAA Tournament.  Additional details will be released as they become available.

Charlotte Dinkins | Athletics | lcdinkins@chowan.edu

Posts from April 2017

April 28, 2017
MURFREESBORO, NC – Monday, February 17, 2017, Chowan University hosted the 13th Annual Faculty Interdisciplinary Symposium themed “A Diverse World.”
April 28, 2017
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April 27, 2017
MURFREESBORO, NC –Travel back in time and relive memories of roller skating, hair crinkling, and wide-collared shirts with Dr. Christopher White, President of Chowan University, and his latest CD entitled, You Light of My Life: Love Songs of the 1970’s.
April 26, 2017
MURFREESBORO, NC –  Chowan University is pleased to announce Jim Grimsley as the 2018 recipient of the Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Arts and Letters.