COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W men's tennis team dropped its first official match of the 2019 season against Freed-Hardman University, 9-0, on Thursday, Oct. 24 on the Dr. Barbara Garrett Tennis Courts on the campus of the Mississippi University for Women.
The afternoon began with Lion doubles pair Alex Pesic and Cade Presnell sealing the match's first point with an 8-1 win over The W's Marcus Montfort and Josh Maughan. The Lions picked up two more doubles point with Brendan Jobe and Caden Arnold defeating the Owls' pair Jonathan Corpstein and Sam Yarborough and the pair of Emmanuel Quintana and Austin Russell defeating Jacob Thomas and Tyler Newell.
The Owls did not have better luck with the singles matches, dropping all six.
The W will be back in action on Friday, Feb. 7 when they travel to Jackson, Tenn. to take on Lane College. The first serve is set for 5 p.m.
Freed-Hardeman def. The W 9-0
- Alex Pesic (FHU) def. Marcus Montfort (MUW) 6-0, 6-0
- Cade Presnell (FHU) def. Josh Maughan (MUW) 6-0, 6-0
- Brendan Jobe (FHU) def. Jonathan Corpstein (MUW) 6-0, 6-0
- Caden Arnold (FHU) def. Sam Yarborough (MUW) 6-0, 6-0
- Emmanuel Quintana (FHU) def. Jacob Thomas(MUW) 6-1, 6-0
- Austin Russell (FHU) def. Tyler Newell (MUW) 6-0, 6-0