RALEIGH, NC – The Shaw University men's tennis team defeated Virginia Union University, 7-0 at Worthdale Park for its home finale and senior day Thursday afternoon. The Bears swept singles competition and took two of three in doubles to earn its fifth overall.
Tran and Choque earned an 8-1 doubles victory over VUU at No. 1 doubles. Tran went on to grab a 6-0, 6-0 straight-set victory at No. 1 singles. Margiotta and Mauricio Gonzalez (Leon, Mexico) defeated the Panthers at No. 2 doubles, 8-0.
In other singles action, Margiotta claimed a 6-0, 6-0 win over VUU at the No. 2 spot. Fellow teammate Daniel AC (Kikinda, Serbia) took a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles while Gonzalez tallied a 6-1, 6-0 margin at the No. 4 spot. Spada would round out the contest with a 6-1, 6-0 victory at No. 5 slot.
Shaw will now travel to West Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday, April 8 for a match scheduled for 2 p.m.
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