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PETERSBURG, VA – The Winston-Salem State Rams (13-8) claimed its first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) championship with a 5-0 win over the Chowan Hawks (14-16), Saturday afternoon. After taking three straight wins in doubles play, the Rams finished off the win with a pair of singles wins to complete the victory.CIAA 2013 Spring Sports Festival
“I’m proud of these guys. The 6:00 a.m. practices, they complained, but they fought through and that’s what it’s all about,” WSSU tennis head coach Brian Coxton said. “It’s the championship and everybody has to come hard and that’s what they did today and I’m proud of them.”
The Rams opened the day with an impressive 8-0 win at #3 doubles with the duo of junior Chris Jeter and sophomore Drew Dunzweiler taking the win. The team continued to roll in #2 doubles when freshmen Corey Bonnette and Josh Aubrey took an 8-4 win and completed the effort with a #1 doubles win by junior Creighton Jones and sophomore Jonathan Aubrey.
In singles play, it was Jonathan Aubrey who set the stage with a 6-1, 6-0 win at #3 singles while Jeter completed the win with a 6-4, 6-0 win to finish the 5-0 win for the Rams.
Winston Salem State University 5, Chowan University 0
Apr 20, 2013 at Petersburg, VA. (VSU Tennis Complex)
Singles competition
1. AIALA, Pedro (CUM13) vs. AUBREY, Josh (WSSUM) unfinished
2. DOUBOGRAEV, Ivan (CUM13) vs. JONES, Creighton (WSSUM) unfinished
3. AUBREY, Jonathan (WSSUM) def. KIRSANOV, Sasha (CUM13) 6-1, 6-0
4. GALOVIC, Danilo (CUM13) vs. BONNETTE, Corey (WSSUM) unfinished
5. JETER, Chris (WSSUM) def. VAN ECK, Scott (CUM13) 6-4, 6-0
6. WILLIAMS, Jaqwese (CUM13) vs. DUNZWEILER, Drew (WSSUM) unfinished
Doubles competition
1. JONES, Creighton/AUBREY, Jonathan (WSSUM) def. AIALA, Pedro/GALOVIC, Danilo (CUM13) 8-2
2. BONNETTE, Corey/AUBREY, Josh (WSSUM) def. KIRSANOV, Sasha/DOUBOGRAEV, Ivan (CUM13) 8-4
3. JETER, Chris/DUNZWEILER, Drew (WSSUM) def. WILLIAMS, Jaqwese/VAN ECK, Scott (CUM13) 8-0
Match Notes
Winston Salem State University 11-8
Chowan University 14-16
2013 CIAA Men's Tennis Championship Match
Order of Finish: Doubles (3,2 1); Singles (3,5)


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