Eastern Connecticut State University

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WOMEN'S TENNIS: The Bowie State University was swept 9-0 at Chowan University Saturday in the first official match of the season.

The Hawks shutout the Lady Bulldogs at No. 1 and 3 doubles and defeated BSU 8-2 at No. 2 doubles. Bowie State's Iyabode Sodipo and Antonique Johnson fell to Chowan's Nata Kamenshchikova and Holly Egnor at No. 1 doubles and the BSU duo of Mieke Allen and Diara Mackey were blanked at No. 3 doubles by Breanne Johnson and Brittany Moser. In No. 2 doubles, Bowie State's Kassandra Bishop and Channae Manning lost to Jessica De Backre and Straffai Cleveland of the Hawks.

Chowan (6-4) continued its dominance in the singles matches,...