JEFFERSON CITY, TENN. – The Mars Hill men's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision to the Eagles of Carson-Newman in a South Atlantic Conference tennis match on Saturday afternoon at the Carson-Newman Tennis Complex. Carlos Riesco picked up the lone win for the Lions, battling back to defeat Rodolpho Schwarz in three sets.
1. Joao Pedro Oliveria (C-N) def. Alberto Ortiz (MHUM) 6-2, 6-4
2. Marc Bantel (C-N) def. Ben Reid (MHUM) 2-6, 6-2, 4-4, retired
3. Carlos Suares Riesco (MHUM) def. Rodolpho Schwarz (C-N) 6-7, 6-3, 10-6
4. Stefano Daza (C-N) def. Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) 6-0, 6-1
5. Gabriel Dabdab (C-N) def. Fernando Neto (MHUM) 8-1
6. Kevin Mendes (C-N) def. Blake Covington (MHUM) 8-0
The Lions will finish out the spring portion of their schedule on Thursday, April 13, traveling to take on Milligan College. The match is scheduled to start at 3 p.m.
Mars Hill University 2-14
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (4,1,3,5,6)
In No. 2 singles Marc Bantel won, Ben Reid Retired at 4-4