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UNC Asheville Edges Liberty
The UNC Asheville Bulldogs won four of the six singles matches to defeat the Liberty Flames, 4-3, Saturday in a Big South Conference men's tennis match at the E.C. Glass High School Tennis Courts.
Liberty claimed the doubles point by winning the #2 and #3 doubles matches for a 1-0 lead.
However, UNC Asheville secured the match victory by taking four singles contests. Jarda Trojan (So., Prague, Czech Republic) won the #2 singles match, while Sebastian Pena (Santiago, Chile) claimed a two-set victory in the #6 singles match for the Flames.
Liberty falls to 1-8 on the season and 0-4 in Big South play.
The Flames travel to Harrisonburg, Va. on Tuesday afternoon for a non-conference match with the James Madison Dukes. Match time is 2:30 p.m.
1. VADIM IVANOC def. PRITT PIHL 6-7 (0-7), 4-6
2. JARDA TROJAN def. LOIC HERESON 6-7 (6-8), 7-6 (7-5), 10-5
3. ROB NUNNERY def. CARLOS CARDONA 0-6, 2-6
4. GREG DONABEDIAN def. BRAEN ANEIROS 4-6, 3-6
5 TYLER BEGG def. BRAEN ANEIROS 1-6, 0-6
6. NICHOLAS THUELL def. SEBASTIAN PENA 7-5, 6-1
1. L. HERESON/R. NANNERY def. P. PIHL/J. TROJAN 8-4
2. S. PENA/J. WITHERS def. V. IVANOV/T.BEGG 8-1
3. B. ANEIROS/C. CARDONA def. N.THUELL/G. DONABEDIAN 8-4