MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Both the 24th ranked Campbellsville University Tiger and 23rd ranked Lady Tiger tennis teams stayed on the winning path Friday with a sweep over Martin Methodist College.
CU's men posted a 6-3 victory mid-morning, followed by a late afternoon win for the women, 7-2.
The matches were the first of three to be played by both programs at the Auburn-Montgomery Invitational.
In singles action, the Tigers got wins from Marot, Soriano, Blom, and Johan Fuzellier.
For the women, CU picked up default wins at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles, leaving the Lady Tigers only needing three wins to clinch the match. CU won both of its doubles matches played, as Haley Dallas and Anna Tumanyan teamed up for an 8-3 win and Gleidys Salazar and Megan Charity won at No. 2 doubles, 8-6.
CU dropped its first two singles matches by Tumanyan and Megan Charity, but Salazar posted a 6-2, 6-3 win at No. 3 singles. Jenna Sallee and Lindy Charity shutout their opponents, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4 and No. 5 singles.
The Tigers (4-0) and Lady Tiger (3-0) will continue play in the invitational Satuday, both meeting host AUM at 3 p.m. CST at Lagoon Park.
Campbellsville 6, Martin Methodist 3
1. Soriano/Blom (CU) def. Vargas/Arias (MMC) 8-6
2. Marot/ Beulch (CU) def. Persson/Emirzian (MMC) 8-5
3. Lozano/Ajala (MMC) def. Jones/Fuzellier (CU) 8
1. Sebastian Marot (CU) def. Ramiro Vargas (MMC), 6-2, 6-1
2. Alejandro Soriano (CU) def. Cristian Arias (MMC), 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
3. Pontus Blom (CU) def. Farith Lozano (MMC), 6-0, 6-1
4. Salomon Persson (MMC) def. Parker Jones (CU), 7-6, 5-7, 6-4
5. Johan Fuzellier (CU) def. Daniel Emirzian (MMC), 7-6, 6-1
6. Gabriel Ajala (MMC) def. Zach Beulch (CU), 6-1, 6-3
Campbellsville 7, Martin Methodist 2
1. Dallas/Tumanyan (CU) def. Charrys/Thomas (MMC), 8-3
2. Salazar/M.Charity (CU) def. Ryjak/Ariza (MMC), 8-6
3. Sallee/L.Charity (CU) won by default
1. Maria Charrys (MMC) def. Anna Tumanyan (CU) 6-2, 6-2
2. Victoria Ryjak (MMC) def. Megan Charity (CU) 6-2, 6-3
3. Gleidys Salazar (CU) def. Callie Thomas (MMC) 6-2, 6-3
4. Jenna Sallee (CU) def. Laura Ariza (MMC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Lindy Charity (CU) def. Ashlee Elkins (MMC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Haley Dallas (CU) won by default