MARS HILL, N.C. – The Mars Hill men's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision to SAC foe Tusculum on Thursday afternoon at the Hart Tennis Complex. Pedro Pinassi earned the only victory on the day, taking down David Siegle in the number five singles.
1. Tomas Kmetko (TCM) def. Alberto Ortiz (MHUM) 6-0, 3-6, 7-5
2. Tashique Kader (TCM) def. Carlos Suares Riesco (MHUM) 6-3, 6-1
3. Gabriel Bernardi (TCM) def. Ben Reid (MHUM) 6-7, 7-5, 10-8
4. Yago Fernandez (TCM) def. Blake Covington (MHUM) 6-4, 6-0
5. Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) def. David Siegle (TCM) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
6. Leon Seiz (TCM) def. Fernando Neto (MHUM) 6-3, retired
Tusculum 4-1, 1-0 SAC
Mars Hill 0-8, 0-3 SAC
Mars Hill will be back in action on Saturday, February 18 as it plays host to the Bears of Lenoir-Rhyne University. First serve is scheduled for 1 p.m.