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NC A&T Women’s Tennis Pick Up Two wins in Day 2 of Wake Forest Invitational

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Day 2 Draw Sheet

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.- The NC A&T Women’s tennis team completed day two of the Wake Forest Invitational on Saturday.
Day 2 yielded a few more victories than day 1 of for the Aggie women. Alexxus Morgan won the only singles match 6-4 6-4 over her opponent. The Doubles team of Scott and Colbert won the doubles match in close win 8-7. Kayla Jefferson lost a close singles match in three sets after taking the first set drop a close 2nd set 7-6 (10) and finally subcombing to her opponent 6-3 in the final Set.

Day 2 Highlights

Round 3 Doubles
B Doubles Scott/Colbert (NCA&T) Def Cappanolo/Zaytoun (NC St) 8-7 (4)
C Doubles Sandy/Cumpa (WVSU) Def Hilton/Powell (NCA&T) 8-5
D Doubles Chambers/Johnson (WVSU) Def Smith/Goodridge (NCA&T) 8-5

Round 2 Singles

B Singles: Steph Falcon (UNCG) Def Kenya Colbert (NCA&T) 6-1 6-0
D Singles: Faith Atiso (ODU) Def Jayla Scott (NCA&T) W/O
E Singles: Nona Ruppert (USC Upst.) Def Nadia Hilton (NCA&T) 6-3 6-4
F Singles: Sarah King (App) Def Khalia Powell (NCA&T) 6-2-7-5
G Singles: Alexxus Morgan (NCA&T) Def Lauren Chambers (WVSU) 6-4 6-4
H Singles: Christine Johnson (WVSU) Def Kayla Jefferson (NCA&T) 2-6, 7-6 (10), 6-3

The Sunday at the Wake Forest Invitational. Play will begin at 9 a.m. with one round of doubles play, including the championship matches, followed by the same format for singles play.

NC A&T Women’s Tennis Off To Slow Start Day 1 of Wake Forest Invitational

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Day 1 Results Draw

Day 1 of Wake Forest Invitational

The NC A&T women’s tennis team opened play on Friday at the Wake Forest Invitational with two rounds of doubles and one round of singles play. The only win coming from Khalia Powell Freshman defeating Kristine Rojo of Navy in three sets. Nadia Hilton had a close match a well. B Doubles  Scott/Colbert needed a tie break to determine the winner.

Day 1 Results

Round 1 Doubles
B Doubles:
Boys/Salas(Rich) def Scott/Colbert(NCA&T) 8-1
C Doubles:
Keller/Palvlansky(Navy) def Hilton/Powell(NCA&T) 8-3
D Doubles:
Hernandez/Channel (Navy) def Smith/Goodridge (NCA&T) 8-3
Round 2 Doubles
B Doubles:
Armellino/Wreder(App) def Scott/Colbert(NCA&T) 8-7(1)
C Doubles:
Rosales/Williams(Rich) def Hilton/Powell 8-0
D Doubles:
Perez/Bodner(UNCC) def Smith Goodridge (NCA&T) 8-1

Round 1 Singles
B Singles: Ashley Dean (Stet) Def Kenya Colbert (NCA&T) 6-1 6-2
D Singles: Corinne Blythe (UNCG) Def Kayla Scott (NCA&T) 6-0 6-1
E Singles: Charlotte Sandy (WVSU) Def Nadia Hilton (NCA&T) 7-5 6-2
F Singles: Khalia Powell (NCA&T) Def Kristine Rojo (Navy) 3-6 6-3 6-2
G Singles: Brianna Bodner (UNCC) Def Alexxus Bates (NCA&T) 6-0 6-0
H Singles: Marissa Anthony (App) Def Kayla Jefferson (NCA&T) 6-2 6-0

Up Next
The squad will continue play at the Wake Forest Invitational from the Wake Forest Tennis Complex. Competition will begin at 9 a.m. with one round of doubles play, followed by a round of singles play and the semifinal singles matches on Saturday.

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