MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 6, 2014) – The Sewanee men's tennis team won its 15 straight Southern Athletic Association (SAA) match with a 6-3 victory at rival Rhodes, Sunday, at the Dunavant Tennis Center.
In a rematch of the 2013 SAA Championship, Rhodes was able to win two of out three doubles points.
Despite a strong crowd for the Lynx, Sewanee responded in singles.
Connor Winkler opened the comeback with a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 3 against Albert Vacheron.
Rand Jackson then gave the Tigers the lead at 3-2 with a 6-2, 6-0 win against Colin Perry at No. 2.
Eric Roddy then breezed past Greyson Brilliant at No. 4 with a 6-4, 6-3 win.
No. 1 singles player Avery Schober then closed out his match against Eliot Blatt at 6-1, 6-3.
Finally, Alex Cooper defeated Graham Sowden at No. 6 by a score of 6-4, 6-1.
The No. 9 regional-ranked Tigers will take on non-conference member Covenant with a 3:00 p.m. (EST) match Tuesday.