Men's Tennis Falls 8-1 at Huntingdon

Men's Tennis Falls 8-1 at Huntingdon

Montgomery, Ala. – The Owls men's tennis team fell 8-1 to Huntingdon College on Sunday, April 7.

The Owls dropped all three doubles points with duo Nikola Srzic and Jacob Thomas dropping 8-1 to Huntingdon pair Mark Melchor and Anjala Chandrasoma and Owls doubles partners Marcus Montfort and Draden Meggs falling 8-1 to the Hawks Carson Sands and Clint Robinson. The W was unable to field a third doubles team so Huntingdon won by default.

In the singles competition, Montfort, playing for the Owls, was unable to get past Huntingdon's Robinson losing the point in two sets 6-3 and 6-2. Charlie Jones for the Hawks took out The W's Meggs and took the set 6-0 and 6-1.

Srzic took on Kevaughnte Merrion on court two and did not go down easily. Merrion took the first set 6-3 but in the second set, the battle extended to a 7-5 win for Merrion.

Thomas took on Domenic Terrell on court three and similar to Srzic sets, Terrell defeat Thomas 6-4 in set one but has to fight until the end for the 7-5 set two victory.

The Owls will be back in action on Friday, April 12 when they host Christian Brothers University. The first serve is set for 3:30 p.m.  

 

Huntingdon 8, Mississippi University for Women 1

Singles

No. 1: Marcus Montfort (MUW) def. Clint Robinson (HC) 6-3, 6-2

No. 2: Kevaughnte Merrion (HC) def. Nikola Srzic (MUW) 6-3, 7-5

No. 3: Domenic Terrell (HC) def. Jacob Thomas (MUW) 6-4, 7-5

No. 4: Charlie Jones (HC) def. Draden Meggs (MUW) 6-0, 6-1

No. 5: Anjala Chandrasoma (HC) won by default

No. 6: Carson Sands (HC) won by default

 

Doubles

No. 1: Melchor-Chandrasoma (HC) def. Srzic-Thomas (MUW) 8-1

No. 2: Sands-Robinson (HC) def. Montfort-Meggs (MUW) 8-1

No. 3: Merrion-Terrell (HC) won by default