No. 1 Seed Mount Olive Posts 5-0 Win Over Belmont Abbey In Conference Carolinas Men's Tennis Tournament First Round

No. 1 Seed Mount Olive Posts 5-0 Win Over Belmont Abbey In Conference Carolinas Men's Tennis Tournament First Round

Top-seeded and nationally 28th-ranked University of Mount Olive swept all three doubles matches on its way to a 5-0 victory over No. 8 seed Belmont Abbey in the first round of the 2014 Conference Carolinas Men''s Tennis Tournament Friday at Sumter, S.C. The Trojans dropped only a combined 11 games in the three doubles wins and two singles wins on their way to their 13th consecutive victory.

Edgar Bub and Rik Wolthuis won 8-5 at No. 1 doubles, Matt Finnerty and Henric Falkenberg posted an 8-3 win at No. 2 doubles, and Stanley Roffe and Brahm Moolman won 8-1 at No. 3 doubles. Paul Wiederspahn and Lautaro Vazquez recorded identical 6-1, 6-0 wins at the Nos. 5 and 6 singles flights to secure the team victory.

Mount Olive (16-1) will face fifth-seeded Limestone Saturday at noon in the semifinal round. The contest is a rematch of the championship match of the 2012 tournament, won by Mount Olive.

Mount Olive 5, Belmont Abbey 0
Singles
1. Edgar Bub (UMO) vs. Conner McMann (BAC) unfinished
2. Matt Finnerty (UMO) vs. Juan Baez (BAC) unfinished
3. Henric Falkenberg (UMO) vs. Damien Nelson (BAC) unfinished
4. Stanley Roffe (UMO) vs. Eduardo Escobar (BAC) unfinished
5. Paul Wiederspahn (UMO) def. Aaron Mullenix (BAC) 6-1, 6-0
6. Lautaro Vazquez (UMO) def. Idris Moya (BAC) 6-1, 6-0
Doubles
1. Edgar Bub/Rik Wolthuis (UMO) def. Juan Baez/Eduardo Escobar (BAC) 8-5
2. Matt Finnerty/Henric Falkenberg (UMO) def. Conner McMann/Idris Moya (BAC) 8-3
3. Stanley Roffe/Brahm Moolman (UMO) def. Damien Nelson/Aaron Mullenix (BAC) 8-1