Southern women, UAPB, GSU men post perfect records
BATON ROUGE – As competition in SWAC East-West Tennis Roundup ended on Sunday, the women of Southern and men of Grambling State and Univ. Arkansas-Pine Bluff will return home with unblemished records from the tournament.
The Southern University women held off Jackson State in an intense 4-3 match on Sunday to maintain their perfect 5-0 record for the roundup. The Jaguars were the only undefeated women’s team in the competition. Grambling State and Prairie View A&M only suffered one loss throughout the weekend as they both posted 4-1 records. Alabama A&M, Alcorn State and Jackson State leave the tournament at .500 having recorded 2-2 slates. Alabama State (1-3), Mississippi Valley State (1-3) and Univ. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-4) each exit the event with one win.
In men’s action, both Grambling State and Univ. Arkansas-Pine Bluff won matches today to remain undefeated at 5-0 in the tournament. Prairie View A&M only endured one loss in the roundup, going 4-1 while Southern registered a 3-2 record. Alcorn State didn’t compete on Sunday so they
remain at 2-2 for the weekend. Jackson State (1-3) managed one win during the tournament and Alabama A&M (0-4), Alabama State (0-4) and Mississippi Valley (0-4) all leave the event without a victory.