HORNETS STING HAWKS IN MEN'S TENNIS ACTION

Oct. 3, 2003

Dover, DE - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore fell to 0-1 on the season with their 5-1 loss to Delaware State University on Friday. The Hornets won five of six singles matches, and two of three in double competition. Delaware State's Catalin Popescu improved to 3-0 in singles competition after a 6-0, 6-0 win over Brandon Jackson. Popescu also teamed with Liston Fahie to defeat Jackson and Lamar Sutton 8-3 in a doubles match. Sutton had a solid solo outing in his match before falling 6-2, 7-5.

Delaware State 5 Md.-Eastern Shore 1

Singles:

Popescu (D) def. Jackson (M) 6-0, 6-0; Fahie (D) def. Ray (M) 6-0, 6-1; Kershaw (D) def. Pamanuwa (M) 6-1, 6-0; Daniel (D) def. Sutton (M) 6-2, 7-5; Amoako (D) def. Miller (M) 6-4; Rich (M) wins by default

Doubles:

Popescu/Fahie (D) def. Jackson/Sutton (M) 8-3; Kershaw/Daniel def. Ray/Miller (M) 8-2; Miller/Rich (M) win by default