Blacksburg, Va. (March 3, 2018) – The North Carolina A&T women’s tennis team dropped to 0-7 Saturday after falling to Liberty 7-0 at Crosswhite Athletic Club.
Liberty improved to 6-5 on the season with their non-conference win over the Aggies. The most competitive match in singles play came at the No. 4 position as Nadia Hilton-Adams faced-off against Polina Miroshnichenko. Hilton-Adams battled until she came up short in the first set, 6-3. Hilton-Adams could not find her groove in the second set as Miroshnichenko captured the win 6-0.
In the No. 5 spot, it was Renata Ruiz who had a mirrored performance in both sets. She was defeated by Evangeline Crist 6-1, 6-1. In the No. 1 and No. 2 singles, Shelya Ramirez and Khalia Powell both fell to their opponents by a score of 6-1, 6-1.
Angelica Martinez and Kanishka Chawla continued to show their toughness as a duo, making Audrey Brown and Crist work relentlessly to capture their win. The Aggie pair were finally defeated 6-4, giving the Flames a clean sweep in doubles.
North Carolina A&T vs Liberty
Mar 03, 2018 at Lynchburg, Va.
Liberty 7, North Carolina A&T 0
- MEDINA, Maria (LIBERTYW) def. RAMIREZ, Sheyla (NCATW) 6-1, 6-0
- SOARES, Lara (LIBERTYW) def. POWELL, Khalia (NCATW) 6-1, 6-0
- ANDERSON, Rebekah (LIBERTYW) def. MARTINEZ, Angelica (NCATW) 6-0, 6-0
- MIROSHNICHENKO, P. (LIBERTYW) def. HILTON-ADAMS, Nadia (NCATW) 6-3, 6-0
- CRIST, Evangeline (LIBERTYW) def. RUIZ, Renata (NCATW) 6-1, 6-1
- HASHIGUCHI, Grace (LIBERTYW) def. CHAWLA, Kanishka (NCATW) 6-0, 6-0
- MIROSHNICHENKO, P./BONGART, Ashley (LIBERTYW) def. RAMIREZ, Sheyla/RUIZ, Renata (NCATW) 6-1
- ANDERSON, Rebekah/PANCHENKO,Aleksandra (LIBERTYW) def. POWELL, Khalia/HILTON-ADAMS, Nadia (NCATW) 6-0
- CRIST, Evangeline/BROWN, Audrey (LIBERTYW) def. MARTINEZ, Angelica/CHAWLA, Kanishka (NCATW) 6-4