BALTIMORE, Md. (March 6, 2022) — 24 hours after a disappointing home loss to Morgan State head coach Georgetown Matthew Townes said “wasn’t a great performance for us,” the Lady Bears earned their first win of the season, beating Harford Community College 7-0 on Sunday at MSU tennis courts.
The Lady Bears improved to 1-5 during the season while Harford fell to 0-2.
“The women recovered very well today. They played hard and for each other and as a coach that’s all you could ask for,” said Townes. “Very happy with the first win of the season.”
Morgan State took a 1-0 lead by winning both doubles games played. Averiana Mitchell and Asmara Rose scored a 6-0 win in the No. 1 singles over the Owls’ Anna Holway and Lily Holtschneider, 6-0.
Stefania Moysiadi and Anabel Torrente then defeated Natalia Calvo-Herrera and Caroline Novak, 6-3 in second place to win the two doubles matches.
Doubles No. 3 was not played.
Morgan State would then lose just one point in the five singles games played. Nolwenn Cardoso earned a straight-set win over LilyTsomos 6-0, 6-0 at No. 5 in singles. Ana Lei Kalawe also clinched a shutout win in straight sets at No. 2 in singles against Holway, while Anabel Torrente also had a 6-0, 6-0 win over Holtschneider at No. 3 to give Morgan State a 5-0 lead bring to.
The Lady Bears finished scoring with Mitchell defeating Calvo-Herrera 6-0, 6-1 in 1st place, and Rose then defeated Novak 6-0, 6-0 in 4th place.
Next up: The Lady Bears travel to Elon, NC this Sunday, March 13th to take on host Elon at 2 p.m
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