Banner Elk, NC--The Lees-McRae Bobcats swept visiting Shaw University 9-0 in Div II non-conference men's tennis action Saturday afternoon, halting a two match losing streak to bring their record to 4-2. Shaw University meanwhile falls to 0-3 on the season.
Freshman Nandor Solymosi (Drebecen, Hungary) battled his way to another #1 singles victory in a tough 7-6(5), 6-2 contest. Alek Mojski's (Berlin, Germany) consistent play gave him a win at the number two spot for his second win at that position and his fourth overall. Sophomore Shaun Sumner (Burlington, NC) gave up only two games in his match, while Freshman Travis VanHoy (Union Grove, NC) did not allow his opponent to take a game at the four slot. Freshman Mike Ridenhour (Mooresville, NC) also only gave up two games in his win. Blair Propert (Gold Coast, Australia) won his match by default.
Sumner/Solymosi competed at the #1 doubles position, clawing their way to a victory in a 9-7 battle while the duo of Teague/Ridenhour gave up only one game in their 8-1 win. Shaw gave LMC the third doubles match through default.
The Bobcats travel to Boiling Springs, NC to take on Gardner Webb University on Monday, February 18. The match is set to begin at 2:00pm.
Pictured: Travis VanHoy