GAMBIER, Ohio - The Sewanee men's tennis team were unable to rally in singles action, falling to 25th-ranked Kenyon, 5-3, Sunday afternoon at the Jasper Tennis Center.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: No. 25 Kenyon (2-2) 5, No. 25 Sewanee (1-1) 3
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Kenyon earned the match advantage in doubles, winning two of the three. Andres Carro and Jordan Brewer avoided the shutout with an 8-1 victory over Bryan Yoshino/Peter Hazlett at No. 2 doubles.
-Trailing 3-1, Sewanee earned wins at the No. 4 and No. 2 singles positions to tie the match at three, but Andres Carro fell in three sets to Austin Diehl to push the deficit back to 4-3 with the five and six spots left.
-The Lords clinched the victory with a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 5 singles.
1. Jacob Zalenski (KENM) def. Jack Gray (SEWANEE) 6-4, 6-4
2. Ryan Olps (SEWANEE) def. Nicholas Paolucci (KENM) 7-5, 7-5
3. Austin Diehl (KENM) def. Andres Carro (SEWANEE) 6-3, 5-7, 6-2
4. Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Bryan Yoshino (KENM) 6-0, 7-6 (7-4)
5. Michael Liu (KENM) def. Alejandro Becker (SEWANEE) 6-4, 6-2
6. Weston Noall (KENM) vs. Aubrey Davis (SEWANEE) 5-7, 3-1, unfinished
1. Alex Rieger/Weston Noall (KENM) def. Jack Gray/Alejandro Becker (SEWANEE) 8-5
2. Andres Carro/Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Bryan Yoshino/Peter Hazlett (KENM) 8-1
3. Austin Diehl/Jacob Zalenski (KENM) def. Ryan Olps/Jack Metzger (SEWANEE) 8-6
The Tigers will open the home schedule on Saturday, Feb. 17 with their third straight ranked opponent to open the season as No. 32 N.C. Wesleyan makes the trip to the Domain.