Albany State Tennis finishes 8th at HBCU Tennis Championship

The Albany State tennis team took part in and finished 8th the 2022 HBCU National Tennis Championship that were held September 15-18 in Atlanta, GA. Albany State’s Natalya Ogunwale and Asia Raulerson advanced to the Women’s B Doubles Championship where they were defected 6-1 by Xavier University of Louisiana’s duo of Tianna Dixon and McKenna Wheatley. Here is how the standings shook out: Women’s StandingsXavier University of Louisiana – 25North Carolina Central University – 22.5Alabama A&M University – 22Alabama State University – 21.5Florida A&M University – 21Shaw University – 16Tennessee State University…

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Albany State Tennis Asia Raulerson to compete in Pacific Mini Games

Albany State tennis player Asia Raulerson was tabbed to play in the Pacific Mini Games. Raulerson, a sophomore who hails from Clermont, Florida, will represent the Northern Mariana Islands, which is an archipelago of 14 islands, is a U.S. Commonwealth located in the Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Mini Games, as it has been known since 2009, is a multi-sport competition amongst nations and territories located in Oceania. The participating countries and territories are American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, , Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue,…

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Albany State Tennis finishes 3rd in SIAC

Despite not winning the conference title this weekend, the team was able to defeat the Panthers of Clark-Atlanta University in the consolation at the SIAC Tournament, 5-2. Asia Raulerson, Bianca Leao, Carla Sorroche and Sumana Panauganti were all victorious in their singles matches. In doubles competition, Leao and Panauganti claimed their match 6-2 ; Doylisha Copeland and Allyah Williams were also victors, winning match by a 6-2 count as well. With the win the Golden Rams complete the 2022 season with an 18-6 record.

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Albany State comes up short in SIAC Semis

The Albany State tennis team will not be playing for a shot at the conference title, as they were defeated in their semi-final match with the Tigers of Savannah State, 5-2. In singles competition, Bianca Leao and Sumana Panauganti claimed victory in their matches, while in doubles play, Leao and Panaugouti won their match, (6-3). Up next for the now 17-6 Golden Rams is the consolation game against Clark-Atlanta. That and the title match between no.1 Benedict and no.3 Savannah State are both scheduled for 10 AM EST.

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Albany State tennis to hit the road for SIAC Tournament

This weekend the Albany State tennis team is heading to Peachtree City, GA for the SIAC Tennins Tournament April 9-10. Only the the top 4 teams in the SIAC are eligible to compete. Here are the competing squads: NO.1 Seed Benedict College ,13-6 (12-1 SIAC) No. 2 Seed Albany State 17-5 ( 12-3, SIAC) No.3 Savannah State 13-5 ( 11-3, SIAC) No.4 Clark-Atlanta University, 11-13 ( 11-5, SIAC) The Championship match will happen at 10:00 am, Sunday April 10.

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March 26 SIAC Tennis Round-Up Recap

The SIAC Round-Up concluded today with the Albany State women’s tennis team going 4-3 over the course of the three-day event. Day 1 Albany State was dominant in a 7-0 victory over Fort Valley State. The Golden Rams’ fortune turned in Game 2, losing to Clark-Atlanta, 4-1. In Game 3 Albany State defeated Spring Hill College, 4-3. Albany State started off day 2 with a 4-0 victory over Tuskegee University. In their second game of the day ASU was again dominant, sweeping LeMoyne-Owen College 5-0, but fell in their third…

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Day 2 SIAC Round-Up Recap

From Dr. Earnest Brown , Albany State Athletics he Golden Rams went 2-1 on Day #2 in the SIAC Round-Up in Mobile, Alabama.  In game #1, the Golden Rams defeated Tuskegee University (4-0).  In game #2, the Golden Rams defeated LeMoyne-Owen College (5-0).  In game #3, the Golden Rams lost (4-3) to Benedict College. The Golden Rams are 4-2 overall in the SIAC Round-Up in Mobile, Alabama.  Overall, the Golden Rams tennis team is (17-4). On Saturday, the Golden Rams will compete against Savannah State University at 9:00 am. For more information on…

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Albany State match schedule for SIAC Tennis Round-Up

The Albany State women’s tennis team will take part in the upcoming SIAC Round-Up in Mobile, AL on March 24-26. Here are the days and times of the 7 matches the Golden Rams will compete in over the course of the event: Thursday, March 24 9:00 AM Fort Valley State University 12 noon versus Clark Atlanta University 4:00 PM versus Spring Hill College Friday, March 25 9:00 AM against Tuskegee University 12 noon against LeMoyne-Owen College 3:00 PM against Benedict College Saturday, March 26 9:00 AM v. Savannah State University

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Albany State tennis gets win over Georgia Southwestern

Wednesday the Albany State University women’s tennis team were victorious over the Hurricanes of Georgia Southwestern 5-2. In singles competition, Bianca Leao got it done in straight sets (6-4, 6-4).  Sumana Panauganti won (6-1, 6-0), while Allyah Williams and Carla Sorroche were even more dominant in their matches, both winning (6-0, 6-0). Doubles saw the ASU pairings of  Asia Raulerson & Carla Sorroche and Bianca Leao & Sumana Panauganti both winning their respective matches 6-0. Next up for the Albany State women’s tennis team is a trip to Mobile, AL on March 24 for the Conference Round-Up.

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Albany State tennis sweeps Fort Valley State

The Albany State tennis team took care of business , 7-0, Saturday against the Wildcats of Fort Valley State. In singles competition Doylisha Copeland, Allyah Williams, Asia Raulerson, Sumana Panauganti, Carla Sorroche all claimed victory in their respective matches. In doubles play, Copeland and Williams won their match 6-0, while Bianca Leao and Sumana Panauganti were almost as dominant, winning their match 6-1. Raulerson and Sorroche were also victorious in their match, taking it 6-4. The Golden Rams move to 11-1 on the season and will travel to Hilton Head,…

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