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Jordan claims Red Div. 1 singles, Edwards third at NC State

November 1, 2017  |  Raleigh, N.C. 

Freshman JP Edwards placed third in the Red Division 1 singles bracket of last weekend's MACRC tournament. test test test test
Freshman JP Edwards placed third in the Red Division 1 singles bracket of last weekend's MACRC tournament.

Senior Seth Jordan captured the Red Division 1 singles championship and freshman J.P. Edwards topped senior Jacob Simrell in the third-place match in that bracket to highlight Liberty University's racquetball team's showing at its second Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Racquetball Conference (MACRC) Tournament of the season, hosted by North Carolina State University this past Friday through Sunday in Raleigh, N.C.

Spensir Heath edged fellow Flames sophomore Garrison Walker in the Gold Division 2 consolation final to claim third place in that bracket, while senior Daniel Seibler finished fourth in Gold Division I.

Seibler and Edwards teamed up to placed second in the Division 1 collegiate doubles tournament with Simrell and Heath combining for a fourth-place finish and Jordan and Walker finishing fifth.

In the Red Division 3 singles competition, Liberty's Christian Tinsley upended senior teammate Nathaniel Bult in the third-place final.

Among women, Lady Flames senior Sadie Ambamowicz was runner-up in the Gold Division 1-2 singles bracket with sophomore Danielle Pearson finishing fourth and Liberty seniors Caroline Morse and Kaitlin Loforti taking the same two places in the Red Division singles bracket.

Loforti and Morse joined forces to place second in Division 1-2 women's doubles while Abramowicz and Pearson finished fourth.

After placing second and fifth, respectively, in the Division 3 and Division 4 women's singles brackets, Lady Flames juniors Lindsey Marston and Rebekah Olson finished third as a tandem in the Division 3-4 women's doubles division.

Finally, in Alumni/Coaches/Faculty bracket play, Liberty team manager Paul Messerly won the consolation round of the Division A singles competition and teamed with John Edwards, J.P.'s father, to win the Division A doubles division. Flames Assistant Coach Shawn Furman joined forces with UNC Chapel Hill's Greg Leeman to place second in doubles.


Video by Patrick Strawn/Club Sports Assistant Director of Video & Media

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Mar 25
at Intercollegiate National Championship

Feb 28
at MACRC Tournament
Men's Doubles 1st

Jan 26
at MACRC Tournament #3
3rd place finish

Jan 25
at MACRC Tournament #3
3rd place finish

Jan 24
at MACRC Tournament #3
2nd place finish

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