SEWANEE, Tenn. (April 9, 2017) – The No. 18 Sewanee men's tennis team extended its winning streak to eight straight matches with weekend victories at Birmingham-Southern and Millsaps.
The Tigers are now 16-2 overall and 5-0 in SAA action. Sewanee's last loss came at Redlands during spring break.
Sewanee 9 --- BSC 0
Sewanee 6 --- Millsaps 3
On Sunday at Millsaps, Sewanee opened as Gray and Alejandro Becker won at No. 1 doubles against Centurion and Plummer, 8-4. At No. 2, Carro and Brewer teamed up for an 8-5 victory against Marti-Vertiz and Beck. Finally, Schober and Davis won by the same 8-5 score against Friedler and Niehaus at No. 3.
In singles action, Sewanee pushed its lead to 4-0 after Carro defeated Luce at No. 2, 6-2, 6-2. Gray then topped Henry Friedler in at No. 3, 6-4, 6-4. Sewanee's final win came when Owen defeated Ananth 7-6, 6-2.
Millsaps won at No. 1, No. 4, and No. 6 singles.
Sewanee returns to action by hosting No. 1 Emory, Tuesday.