RALEIGH, N.C., April 14, 2012- The Howard University Lady Bison and the South Carolina State University Lady Bulldogs will compete Sunday, April 15 in the 2012 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tennis Championship women's final beginning at 9 a.m.
Howard, the third in the north defeated Delaware State, the top seed in the north, and will vie for their first tennis championship title since the 1995 season. The Lady Bison won the doubles point with the duo of Katelyn Stokes and Brittney Morgan defeating Maja Banas and Kesnia Kozlova 8-2.
During singles play, Howard won the match with wins at the number one, three and four singles positions to advance. Michelle Brown, the 2010 MEAC Player of the Year, defeated Vanja Andonova, the 2012 MEAC Rookie of the Year, 6-1, 6-3 to clinch the match for the Lady Bison.
The Lady Bison and the Lady Bulldogs will meet in the championship final for the third straight season. South Carolina State won last year women's championship 4-0.