Posted by Matt Chewning - Wed, Mar. 5, 2014 - [Tennis]
Birmingham, Ala. – Campbellsville University Men's and Women's tennis both collected victories on Wednesday as they defeated the home-standing Panthers of NCAA Division III Birmingham Southern College.
The 24th ranked men won 2-1 in doubles play to jump out to an early lead and then finished the job in singles play despite losing two matches. It was good enough for a 6-3 team victory.
Alejandro Soriano has a good day for the Tigers as he and partner Pontus Blom won their doubles match 8-3, and he then won his singles match with ease 6-1, 6-2.
The 23rd ranked Lady Tigers only had one setback in their nine matches today as they won 8-1.
The Lady Tigers won all three doubles matches then took five of six singles matches. Anna Tumanyan, Haley Dallas, Jenna Sallee, Megan Charity, and Lindy Charity all won in both doubles and singles. Gleidys Salazar won in doubles, but was defeated in singles play.
Both the Lady Tigers and Tigers will continue play on their Alabama swing against Martin Methodist at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 7 in the Auburn-Montgomery Invitational.
Men: Win 6-3
Alejandro Soriano/Pontus Blom (CU) def. Christian Matthews/Brian Brandt, 8-3
Patrick Hire/Alex Makarenko (BSC) def. Sebastian Marot/Zach Baulch (CU), 8-5
Parker Jones/Austin Spalding (CU) def. Henry Crosby/Blake Nuwayhid (BSC), 8-3
Sebastian Marot (CU) def. Christian Matthews (BSC), 6-4, 6-2
Alejandro Soriano (CU) def. Brian Brandt (BSC), 6-1, 6-2
Pontus Blom (CU) def. Patrick Hire (BSC), 7-5, 6-4
Alex Makarenko (BSC) def. Ben Ward (CU), Ret.
Ben Reardon (BSC) def. Parker Jones (CU), 7-5, 7-5
Johan Fuzellier (CU) def. Blake Nuwayhid (BSC), 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
Women: Win 8-1
Anna Tumanyan/Haley Dallas (CU) def. Moya Moore/Sarah Ward (BSC), 8-4
Gleidys Salazar/Megan Charity (CU) def. Emily Holst/Mary E. Carroll (BSC), 8-3
Jenna Sallee/Lindy Charity (CU) def. Terria Punturo/Lindsey Farrell (BSC), 8-2
Anna Tumanyan (CU) def. Moya Moore (BSC), 6-4, 6-2
Megan Charity (CU) def. Emily Holst (BSC), 6-2, 6-3
Mary E. Carroll (BSC) def. Gleidys Salazar (CU), 6-3, 6-2
Jenna Sallee (CU) def. Terria Punturo (BSC), 6-2, 6-3
Lindy Charity (CU) def. Lindsey Farrell (BSC), 6-2, 6-2
Haley Dallas (CU) def. Sarah Ward (BSC), 6-1, 6-1