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The CAU Center Dominates The SIAC Tennis Championships

(SIAC) Tennis Championships were decided today as the Lady Panthers of Clark Atlanta University defeated the Lady Wildcats of Fort Valley State University to claim the women’s title and the men’s title was won by the Maroon Tigers of Morehouse College who defeated the Tigers of Stillman College.

 

 

The 2011 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Tennis Championships were decided today as the Lady Panthers of Clark Atlanta University defeated the Lady Wildcats of Fort Valley State University to claim the women’s title and the men’s title was won by the Maroon Tigers of Morehouse College who defeated the Tigers of Stillman College.

The Lady Panthers of Clark Atlanta University (CAU) claimed the women’s title with a 5-2 win over the Lady Wildcats of Fort Valley State University (FVSU).  The conference title was the first for CAU since the 2007 season.

The tone of the match was set in doubles play as the Lady Panthers took a 2-1 lead.  CAU’s Munashe Makuni and Ivory Conley took the number one doubles match with an 8-3 win over FVSU’s Roberta Robinson and Chelsea Spear.  The Lady Wildcats won the number two doubles as the team of Yonelle Aromin and Chade Scott defeated Keva Palmer and Kasey Dawson, 8-6.  CAU rallied to take the final doubles match as Cydney Reid and Brioone Bachus beat Chantelle Chiles and Briana Pettiford, 8-

Men’s All-Tournament Team

Singles

Tory Martin, Morehouse College
Michael Thomas, Morehouse College
Ivan Irazabal, Stillman College
Felipe Farias, Stillman College
Tommy Williams, Fort Valley State University
David Mohammed, Tuskegee University
Doubles

Noah Terry and Michael Thomas, Morehouse College
Ivan Irazabal and David Torres, Stillman College
Andrew Belk and Brandon Pringle, Fort Valley State University

Outstanding Coach: Terry Alexander, Morehouse College

Tournament MVP: Michael Thomas, Morehouse College

Women’s All-Tournament Team

Singles

Munashe Makuni, Clark Atlanta University
Keva Palmer, Clark Atlanta University
Chade Scott, Fort Valley State University
Roberta Robinson, Fort Valley State University
DeAndra Reasonover, Benedict College
Sheneka Knight, Tuskegee University

Doubles

Chade Scott and Yonelle Aromin, Fort Valley State University
Brionne Bachus and Cydney Reid, Clark Atlanta University
DeAndra Reasonover and Jessica Carswell, Benedict College

Outstanding Coach: Autumn Williams, Clark Atlanta University

Tournament MVP: Munashe Makuni, Clark Atlanta University

 

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