The South Carolina State men’s and women’s tennis teams opened up Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play with a sweep over Florida A&M on Saturday at the Hardeep Judge Tennis Center.
The Lady Bulldogs improved to 11-3 overall, 1-0 in the MEAC with a 4-3 victory over the visiting Lady Rattlers of FAMU.
Meanwhile, the Bulldogs improved to 6-11 overall, 1-0 in the league, with a 6-1 win over the visiting Rattlers
The women opened up down 0-1, losing the doubles points to FAMU. SC State rallied back to capture four straight singles points at the Nos. 3, 4, 5 and 6 spots.
On the men’s side, the Bulldogs captured the doubles point early on for a 1-0 lead. In single actions it was all South Carolina State winning at the Nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6 spots.
Next up, SC State will take on Charlotte on Friday, in a non-conference matchup in Charlotte, N.C. beginning at 10 a.m., while the men take on league opponent NC Central on Sunday in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference showdown, beginning at 1 p.m. in Durham, N.C.