PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University's tennis teams split a men's and women's doubleheader at the University of Pikeville on Sunday. The women started the day with a 7-0 win, but the men lost 7-2.
It was the fourth match of the week for the Tigers and Lady Tigers.
Jenna Sallee and Lindy Charity, playing No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively, shutout their opponents in singles action, and teamed up for an 8-0 win at No. 2 doubles. Haley Dallas also swept her opponent in eight sets of singles action.
On the men's side Alejandro Soriano helped record CU's two wins in the match. Soriano beat Dmitry Babenkov, 6-4, 6-3, at No. 2 singles. In doubles action, he partnered with Noah Swencki for a 9-7 win at the No. 3 slot. Johan Fuzellier battled to a three-set loss at No. 4 singles, and Sebastian Marot lost a close battle at No. 1 singles.
Campbellsville's men (12-4) and women (12-3) are scheduled to return to action Wednesday for an exhibition against Western Kentucky University at the Kelly Hall Tennis Complex. Start time is scheduled for 3 p.m. EDT.
Campbellsville (Ky.) 7, UPIKE 0
1. Megan Charity (CU) def. Mounia Sami (UPIKE) 6-1, 6-2
2. Jenna Sallee (CU) def. Thais Bezerra (UPIKE) 6-0, 6-0
3. Lindy Charity (CU) def. Michaela Hyden (UPIKE) 8-0
4. Haley Dallas (CU) def. Shae Criswell (UPIKE) 8-0
5. Kelsie Peckham (CU) def. Kennedy King (UPIKE) 6-2, 6-1
1. Megan Charity/Dallas (CU) def. Sami/Bezerra (UPIKE) 8-1
2. Sallee/Lindy Charity (CU) def. Criswell/King (UPIKE) 8-0
Pikeville: 2-8, 2-3 MSC; National Ranking: UR
Campbellsville: 12-3, 5-1 MSC; National Ranking: 19
UPIKE 7, Campbellsville (Ky.) 2
1. Sven Rodenbusch (UPIKE) def. Sebastian Marot (CU) 6-3, 7-5
2. Alejandro Soriano (CU) def. Dmitry Babenkov (UPIKE) 6-4, 6-3
3. Francois Billet (UPIKE) def. Parker Jones (CU) 6-3, 6-2
4. Marcos Fondelius (UPIKE) def. Johan Fuzellier (CU) 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
5. Pawel Tarasewicz (UPIKE) def. Zach Baulch (CU) 6-1, 6-3
6. Juan Manuel Reyes (UPIKE) def. Noah Swencki (CU) 6-2, 6-1
1. Tarasewicz/Babenkov (UPIKE) def. Marot/Baulch (CU) 9-7
2. Sven Rodenbusch/Fondelius (UPIKE) def. Fuzellier/Jones (CU) 8-1
3. Soriano/Swencki (CU) def. Billet/Connor Smith (UPIKE) 9-7
Pikeville: 11-5, 4-1 MSC; National Ranking: No. 21
Campbellsville: 12-5, 3-3 MSC; National Ranking: RV