Trojans Sweep Indians In Spring Home Opener

Trojans Sweep Indians In Spring Home Opener

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. - The University of Mount Olive men's tennis team defeated the Indians of Catawba College 9-0 on Friday afternoon at the John Neal Walker Tennis Courts in Mount Olive, N.C. 

COMPETITION INFORMATION
Location: John Neal Walker Tennis Courts | Mount Olive, N.C. 
Results:
Box Score (PDF)  |  Box Score (xml)

INSIDE THE RESULTS

  • Despite the Indians fighting to win a doubles set, the Trojans held off their visiting opponents to win all three doubles points heading into singles sets with the 3-0 lead.
  • Armando Ferreira and Jack Middleton won their No. 1 doubles set outright 8-6 of the Catawba No. 1 pair.
  • Jose Cortijos Planas and Sherzod Akramov had to play a tiebreaker to win the No. 2 set 8-7(2), while the duo of Pablo Safont Ferrer and Juan Arbelaez also played tiebreaker points defeating the No. 3 Indian pair with the same score, 8-7(2).
  • UMO went on in the singles set to win all six contests and shut out the Indians.

KEY STATS

  • Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (3,1,5,2,6,4)

UP NEXT

The Trojans are back in action again on Sunday, February 25, as they take on West Virginia Wesleyan at 1 p.m.on the John Neal Walker Tennis Courts in Mount Olive, N.C.