April 7, 2010

Men’s Tennis Clinches Regular Season with 7-0 Win Over Mount Olive

BANNER ELK, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College men's tennis team clinched Conference Carolinas Regular Season Title with a 7-0 win over the Mount Olive College Trojans Wednesday afternoon.

The Bobcats, who repeat as regulars season champions, are 8-0 in the ten team conference and hold the tie break over second place Anderson with the 7-2 win over the Trojans.

In doubles, Conference Carolinas Player of the Week, Nandor Solymosi, and Tyler Grove edged out a 9-8 win at number two doubles in the teams only close doubles match.

In singles, two of the matches went unfinished, but the Bobcats won the four completed matches in two sets.

The Bobcats will return to the courts at home Saturday against Pfeiffer in the final conference game.

Singles

1. #22 Nandor Solymosi (LMC) def Gariel Santana (MOC), 6-1, 6-4

2. Travis Vanhoy (LMC) vs. Alexandre Queiros (MOC) Unfinished

3. Shaun Sumner (LMC) def. Bevan Hewett (MOC), 6-0, 6-3

4. Marko Zivkovic (LMC) def. Thiago Dualiby (MOC), 6-2, 6-1

5. Steve Karendal (LMC) def. Diogo Miranda (MOC), 6-2, 6-2

6. Tyler Grove (LMC) vs. Diegio Sender (MOC), Unfinished

Doubles

1. Steve Karendal/Travis Vanhoy (LMC) def. Thiago Dualiby/Alexandre Queiros (MOC), 8-6

2. Nandor Solymosi/Tyler Grove (LMC) def. Diogo Miranda/Diegio Sender (MOC), 9-8

3. Shaun Sumner/Marko Zivkovic (LMC) def. Bevan Hewett/Luiz Mariano (MOC), 8-5