No. 23 Men’s Tennis Wins Battle with No. 20 Mary Washington

No. 23 Men’s Tennis Wins Battle with No. 20 Mary Washington

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - The 23rd ranked Sewanee men's tennis team recorded its second 5-4 victory in a row, defeating No. 20 Mary Washington on Sunday.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (6-1) 5, Mary Washington (2-2) 4
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Playing singles first, the Tigers won three points at the No. 1, 3 and 4 positions.

-UMW tied the match with the backend of wins, including a key win at the No. 2 flight, where the match went into tiebreakers twice.

-In doubles, the Tigers clinched the match with two wins out of three. The team, trailing 4-3, rallied from behind to win 5-4 with wins by Jack Gray/Jordan Brewer and Jack Metzger/Alejandro Becker.

SINGLES RESULTS
1. Andres Carro (SEWANEE) def. Matt Miles (UMWMT) 6-2, 6-2
2. Patrick Hughes (UMWMT) def. Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
3. Michael Fleming (UMWMT) def. Jack Gray (SEWANEE) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
4. Brandon Kali (SEWANEE) def. Cole Tecce (UMWMT) 6-3, 6-1
5. Ryan Olps (SEWANEE) def. Ryland Byrd (UMWMT) 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 3-0, retired
6. Derek Hagino (UMWMT) def. Jack Metzger (SEWANEE) 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-4)

DOUBLES RESULTS
1. Jack Gray/Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Derek Hagino/Matt Miles (UMWMT) 8-6
2. Michael Fleming/Patrick Hughes (UMWMT) def. Fletcher Kerr/Andres Carro (SEWANEE) 8-2
3. Jack Metzger/Alejandro Becker (SEWANEE) def. Cole Tecce/Priyan Desilva (UMWMT) 8-5

UP NEXT
The Tigers will return home March 4 with a match against Wittenberg.