No. 3 Emory advances to the Elite Eight as the Eagles top No. 22 Sewanee in the NCAA Tournament

No. 3 Emory advances to the Elite Eight as the Eagles top No. 22 Sewanee in the NCAA Tournament

ATLANTA (May 14, 2017) – The No. 22 ranked Sewanee men's tennis team fell in its NCAA Tournament Regional championship match by a 5-0 score against long-time rival No. 3 ranked Emory, Sunday.

The loss was only the fourth defeat all season for the Tigers. Sewanee wrapped up its year with an impressive 22-4 record. All four losses came against nationally-ranked teams, including two by the Eagles.

Emory opened the contest by winning at No. 2 and No. 1 doubles. Scott Rubinstein and James Spaulding defeated Jack Gray and Alejandro Becker at No. 1, 8-3. A court over, Adrien Bouchet and Max Renke topped Andres Carro and Jordan Brewer, 8-4.

Finally, at No. 3, David Omsky and Jonathan Jemison closed out a tough match from Avery Schober and Aubrey Davis at 8-6.

From there, Emory capped off their Sweet Sixteen win as Jemison defeated Carro in singles 6-1, 6-2 and Josh Goodman topped Davis by the same score. 

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