SEWANEE, Tenn. - The 22nd-ranked Sewanee men's tennis team defeated No. 40 Millsaps, 6-3, on Saturday at the Bruton-Guerry Tennis Center on Senior Day.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (14-4, 3-0) 6, Millsaps (11-6, 2-1) 3
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Prior to the match, the Tigers honored their lone senior, Davis Owen, for his contributions on the court.
-The Majors took the No. 1 and No. 3 doubles to lead 2-1 headed into singles play.
-The Purple and Gold picked up the pace in singles, with Jack Gray winning the No. 1 point over Diego Marti-Vertiz 7-6 (2) in the second set.
-Ryan Olps and Alex Centurion went three sets, but the home team took the No. 3 points, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2.
1. Jack Gray (SEWANEE) def. Diego Marti-Vertiz (MIL) 6-4, 7-6 (2-0)
2. Andres Carro (SEWANEE) def. Davis Plummer (MIL) 7-6, 6-4
3. Ryan Olps (SEWANEE) def. Alex Centurion (MIL) 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
4. Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Avinash Ananth (MIL) 6-3, 6-4
5. Jack Metzger (SEWANEE) def. Josh Shearin (MIL) 6-3, 6-1
6. Jacob Niehaus (MIL) def. Davis Owen (SEWANEE) 6-4, 7-5
1. Davis Plummer/Alex Centurion (MIL) def. Jack Gray/Alejandro Becker (SEWANEE) 8-5
2. Andres Carro/Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Diego Marti-Vertiz/Brandon Beck (MIL) 8-5
3. Josh Shearin/Cooper Cearley (MIL) def. Ryan Olps/Jack Metzger (SEWANEE) 9-8
The Tigers hit the road next weekend for a Southern Athletic Association contest with Hendrix on Saturday, April 7.