. N.C. Central was able to avenge a first-round loss to Howard in last year’s MEAC tournament with a 4-2 victory on Thursday over the Bison in the quarterfinals of the 2015 MEAC Women’s Tennis Championships at the Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center.
The fourth-seeded Lady Eagles from the Southern Division advance to the semifinals for the second time in three years after knocking off the Northern Division regular season champs.
ECU: Coach Cliff Godwin announced the addition of a midweek game against Liberty to be played on April 29 at Liberty Baseball Stadium with a first pitch scheduled for 3 p.m. The game was added to the schedule after Tuesday night’s rain out with UNC Wilmington, which was to be played in Greenville.
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N.C. State: Juniors Brittni Watkins and Michaela Woodford will represent the team at the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships.
The championship will be held Friday through Sunday at the Forth Worth Convention Center Arena in Forth Worth, Texas. Texas Woman’s University and Knight Eady Sports group will co-host the event.
Track and Field
Saint Augustine’s: The men’s team will seek its 18 straight CIAA Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championship when both teams compete at Irwin Belk Complex at Johnson C. Smith Friday and Saturday, April 18. The meet begins at 9 a.m. both days.
The Falcons men have won 34 of the last 36 CIAA titles including 17 consecutive. The Lady Falcons have won 13 of the last 18 CIAA women’s titles.
Saint Augustine’s: Freshman Amenze Uhunmwangho is CIAA Women’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week. Uhunmwangho placed second in the women’s long jump and third in the women’s triple jump Saturday at the Hampton Relays in Hampton, Va. .