MARS HILL, N.C. - The Mars Hill men's tennis team (6-10, 0-5 SAC) was downed by Catawba (10-5, 3-1 SAC) Friday afternoon at the Hart Tennis Complex by a score of 5-2.
The Lions entered singles action down 1-0 to the Indians and were able to win two of six matches, highlighted by Rodrigo Ramos' thrilling three-set win over Jack Joel, taking the third set by a score of 13-11.
Mars Hill returns to action on Wednesday, March 27th on the road versus Carson-Newman in South Atlantic Conference play. First serve is scheduled for 1 p.m.
1. Luca Picci (CATM) def. Ben Reid (MHUM) 6-7, 6-1, 6-3
2. Rodrigo Ramos (MHUM) def. Jack Joel (CATM) 6-7, 6-2, 13-11
3. Ryen Reid (CATM) def. Fernando Neto (MHUM) 6-0, 6-1
4. Adam Rocko (CATM) def. Tom Farman (MHUM) 6-1, 6-3
5. Vid Rados (CATM) def. Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) 1-6, 6-2, 7-5
6. Kyrel Trim (MHUM) def. No player (CATM), by walkover
1. Luca Picci/Ryen Reid (CATM) def. Ben Reid/Rodrigo Ramos (MHUM) 6-1
2. Jack Joel/Adam Rocko (CATM) def. Fernando Neto/Kyrel Trim (MHUM) 6-2
3. Pedro Pinassi/Tom Farman (MHUM) def. No player/No player (CATM), by walkover
Mars Hill 6-10