LADY BRONCOS TENNIS ANNOUNCES UPCOMING 2017 SCHEDULE

Feb. 6, 2017

Fayetteville, NC – The Fayetteville State University women’s tennis team has releases their 2017 schedule, which features 12 total matches including a four-match home slate. FSU will open the season on March 7th against Livingstone College in Salisbury, NC.

The Lady Broncos will only play CIAA opponents for the upcoming 2017 season. FSU will start the year on the road against Southern Division rival Livingstone. Following the match versus the Lady Blue Bears, Fayetteville State travels to Elizabeth City, NC for the CIAA Roundup I hosted by Elizabeth City State on March 11-12th. FSU clashes with Bowie State on day one (March 11th) and then take on Virginia Union on the second and final day (March 12th) of competition.

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Fayetteville State will play their home opener on Tuesday, March 14th against divisional foe Winston-Salem State. First serve is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. at the newly renovated FSU Tennis Courts on campus. All home matches will be played on campus this season with a 2:00 p.m. start time.

The second CIAA Roundup will be hosted by the defending CIAA champions Chowan Hawks on March 25-26th. The Lady Broncos square off against Virginia State (March 25th) on the first day and Chowan on the second day (March 26th).

FSU will conclude their four-match home schedule on April 11th against Shaw on “Senior Recognition Day.” Lady Broncos Tennis will bid farewell to seniors Selena Cox (Wilmington, NC) and Vanaysha Graham (Tabor City, NC).

First year head Erika Gee Harris looks to improve on the program’s 1-12 overall and conference marks at the conclusion of the 2016 season.


 

 

“We’re excited to get this season underway, the ladies have really been working hard and striving to improve each day,” said Harris. “We hope to get the support the Fayetteville community and our FSU family during all our home matches. We’re focused on moving forward as a program; our team mantra this season is Yesterday’s Pain, Today’s Strength, Tomorrow’s Victory.”

HOME MATCHES

March 14th (2:00 PM) vs. Winston-Salem State

March 23rd (2:00 PM) vs. Johnson C. Smith

April 1st (2:00 PM) vs. Livingstone

April 11th (2:00 PM) vs. Shaw

 

AWAY MATCHES

March 7th (2:00 PM) vs. Livingstone

March 21st (1:00 PM) vs. Shaw

March 30th (4:00 PM) vs. Winston-Salem State

April 13th (2:00 PM) vs. Johnson C. Smith

 

NEUTRAL SITES

CIAA Roundup I hosted by ECSU in Elizabeth City, NC

March 11th (9:00 AM) vs. Bowie State

March 12th (9:00 AM) vs. Virginia Union

 

CIAA Roundup II hosted by Chowan in Murfreesboro, NC

March 25th (9:00 AM) vs. Virginia State

March 26th (1:00 PM) vs. Chowan

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