Tigers defeat rival Rhodes for SAA Championship
SEWANEE, Tenn. (April 28, 2013) – The Sewanee men's tennis team became the first of four Sewanee athletic programs to win Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Championships Sunday, as the Tigers defeated long-time rival Rhodes, 5-1, inside the Fowler Center.
As singles play got underway, Sewanee kept playing well.
Roddy opened the wins at No. 4 when he dominated his opponent in straight sets. Moments later, Winkler then gave the Tigers a 4-1 lead when he topped Perry by a 6-0, 6-1 score.
Needing only one point to secure the title, all eyes turned to Jackson. After taking the first set 6-3, the sophomore then prevailed in the second by a score of 6-2.
With its season now over, Sewanee ended 2013 with a strong 14-6 overall record and an undefeated mark in SAA action.
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