75 F
Saturday, June 10, 2023

Bulldogs Split Final Day of CIAA Round-Up

BOWIE, Md. – The Bowie State women’s tennis (3-3, 3-2 CIAA) team split day two of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Round-Up on Saturday, defeating Winston-Salem State 4-0 before falling to the defending champions of Shaw, 4-1.

The Bulldogs made quick work of the Rams (0-1, 0-1 CIAA) in the morning session. In doubles action, the pairing of sophomore Afruica Gentle (Germantown, Ghana) and freshman Kayla Lowery (Cleveland, OH) earned a 6-2 win at the No. 1 slot while sophomore Tamia Byrom (Upper Marlboro, MD) and freshman Aria Mason (Canton, MI) swept their opponents 6-0 at the No. 2 doubles to give Bowie State a 1-0 lead.

Bowie State Bulldogs Women’s Tennis(Courtesy Photo Bowie State Athletics

In singles, both Lowery and Mason blanked their opponents 8-0 at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions while Gentle claimed an 8-2 win at the No. 1 slot – giving Bowie State its second sweep of the season.

Against the Lady Bears, the Bulldogs only picked up one point, doing so at the No. 1 singles with an 8-5 victory for Gentle. Shaw (5-2, 3-0 CIAA) posted wins at the No. 2, 3, and 5 singles prior to the doubles point that included a 6-0 and 6-1 frames at No. 2 and 3 doubles.

Bowie State will return to action on Mar. 26 at Virginia Union. The division match is scheduled to start at 12 noon.

For the most up-to-date information on Bowie State University Athletics and its 13 varsity sports teams, please visit www.bsubulldogs.com.

Click Here to See More posts by this Author

Related Articles

Get in Touch


Latest Posts