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Men's Tennis Opens Season With Loss at North Greenville

Men's Tennis Opens Season With Loss at North Greenville

TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The Mars Hill men's tennis team dropped a close 5-4 decision against North Greenville to open its fall schedule on Saturday, October 01.

North Greenville 5, Mars Hill University 4


 Singles competition

1. Carlos Suares Riesco (MHUM) def. Dion Nijbor (NGU) 7-6, 6-4

2. Alberto Ortiz (MHUM) def. Jose Gomez (NGU) 6-1, 3-1

3. Ben Reid (MHUM) def. Alex de la Torre (NGU) 6-2, 6-3

4. Edmundo Torres (NGU) def. Blake Covington (MHUM) 6-2, 6-2

5. Austin Schlarb (NGU) def. Hunter Carlton (MHUM) 6-2, 6-1

6. Lucas SIlva (NGU) def. Jimmi Schwab (MHUM) 6-2, 6-0


 Doubles competition

1. Alberto Ortiz/Ben Reid (MHUM) def. Dion Nijbor/Austin Schlarb (NGU) 8-6

2. Alex de la Torre/Edmundo Torres (NGU) def. Carlos Suares Riesco/Blake Covington (MHUM) 8-1

3. Jose Gomez/Lucas SIlva (NGU) def. Hunter Carlton/Jimmi Schwab (MHUM) 8-1


Match Notes: North Greenville 1-0

                           Mars Hill 0-1


The Lions will return to action on Saturday, October 8 as they will take part in the Brevard Tournament. Mars Hill will face Belmont Abbey before taking on host Brevard.