By Michele Gee, Broadcast Journalism Major '11
Washington, DC- The Howard University women's tennis team (5-7) continues to be a force to be reckoned with. The Lady Bison defeated the Radford University Highlanders (2-8).
Howard took an early lead capturing the number two and three doubles wins, thus gaining the overall doubles point.
The Bison got a strong start during the singles competition. Anne Akhimien claimed a win against Radford's Emerald Lauzon at the number six singles position. The success continued at the number two singles position when Brittney Morgan defeated Mia Drobjiak (6-3, 2-6, 8-1). Michelle Brown also claimed a straight sets victory at the number three position (6-1, 6-3).
March 15, 2011
Howard def. Radford 4-0
1. Petra, Mia (RU) def. Stokes/Brown (HU) 8-4
2. Morgan/Hawthorn (HU) def. Ivana, Mirhe (RU) 8-4
3. Works/Akhimien (HU) def. Tegner/Lauzon (RU) 8-6
1. Katelyn Stokes (HU) v. Petra Dajevik (RU) 3-6, 4-2
2. Brittney Morgan (HU) def. Mia Drobijak (RU) 6-3, 2-6, 8-1
3. Michelle Brown (HU) v. Ivana T. (RU) 6-1, 6-3
4. Brooke Hawthorne (HU) def. Mirna Matic (RU) 6-2, 6-3
5. Alyssa Works (HU) v. Sara Tegner (RU) 6-4, 2-3
6. Anne Akhimien (HU) def. Emerald Lauzon (RU) 6-0, 6-2