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Lions Fall At Southern Wesleyan

Lions Fall At Southern Wesleyan

CENTRAL, S.C. – The Mars Hill men's tennis team showed a valiant effort, but dropped a 7-2 contest to non-conference opponent Southern Wesleyan on Monday afternoon.

Ben Reid dominated in his No. 2 singles matchup, downing the Warriors Daniel Bolivar in straight sets, while Fernando Neto also impressed with a straight set win in the No. 5 singles slot.

 Singles competition

1. Camilo Sandoval (SWU) def. Carlos Suares Riesco (MHUM) 6-2, 3-0, retired

2. Ben Reid (MHUM) def. Daniel Bolivar (SWU) 6-3, 6-0

3. Urs Widow (SWU) def. Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) 6-3, 6-1

4. Stan Grzeslo (SWU) def. Blake Covington (MHUM) 6-1, 6-1

5. Fernando Neto (MHUM) def. Keegan Barkley (SWU) 6-2, 6-2

6. Jacob Chesney (SWU) def. Jimmi Schwab (MHUM) 6-0, 6-0


 Doubles competition

1. Camilo Sandoval/Daniel Bolivar (SWU) def. Carlos Suares Riesco/Ben Reid (MHUM) 8-6

2. Keegan Barkley/Stan Grzeslo (SWU) def. Fernando Neto/Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) 8-4

3. Urs Widow/Harry Reed (SWU) def. Blake Covington/Jimmi Schwab (MHUM) 8-0


Match Notes:

Mars Hill University 0-10

The Lions will return to action on Saturday, February 25 as they play host to the Catawba Indians. First serve is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Hart Tennis Complex.