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
No. 5: Anjala Chandrasoma (HC) won by default
No. 6: Carson Sands (HC) won by default
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