The Lees-McRae Bobcats men's tennis team opened their Carolinas Virginia Athletic Conference Saturday afternoon, falling 8-1 to Mount Olive College. The Bobcats record falls to 1-2 this season.
In doubles action, the home side Trojans managed to sweep all three matches. The Bobcats put up a fight each time, losing 8-4, 9-7, and 8-5 respectively. In singles play, Shaun Sumner earned the only point for the Bobcats, defeating Victor Lage 7-5, 7-6.
Guilherme Serra/Victor Lage def. Ricardo Velazquez/Alek Mojski 8-4 MOC
Bevan Hewett/Indradeep Mitra def. Shaun Sumner/Rom Teauge 9-7 MOC
Aldo Barba/Danny Mosteanu def. Blair Propert/Paul Meunow 8-5 MOC
MOC 3 - LMC 0
Shaun Sumner def. Guilherme Serra 7-5, 7-6 LMC
Victor Lage def. Alek Mojski 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 MOC
Bevan Hewett def Ricardo Velazquez 6-2, 6-7, 6-2 MOC
Danny Mosteanu def. Rom Teague 6-2, 6-1 MOC
Indradeep Mitra def. Charley Whiteley 6-1, 6-0 MOC
Richard Maclachlan def. Blair Propert 6-2, 4-6, 10-5 MOC
MOC 5 - LMC 1
The Bobcats will look to bounce back Sunday afternoon when they play at Barton College. The first matches are slated to get started at 11:00am.