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Flames Fall to Gardner-Webb

March 10, 2007  Boiling Springs, N.C.   RSS
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Chad Simpson

Chad Simpson

The Liberty Flames men's tennis team fell to defeat at the hands of the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs Saturday afternoon, 7-0. 

The Bulldogs captured the doubles point despite two of the three matches being closely contested. In singles, Gardner-Webb won all six matches played. With the win, the Bulldogs capture their second straight match, and now have a record of 3-8 on the season. 

With the loss, the Flames are now 3-5 on the campaign. Liberty will continue their Southeastern road swing on Monday, as they open conference play by taking on Big South Conference opponent UNC Asheville in Asheville, N.C. Match time is scheduled for 1 p.m.

1. Evgeny Slesarev/Gabe Veiga (GWU) def. Jarda Trojan/Chad Simpson (LU) -- 8-4
2. Kim Ellis/Taylor Ferrier (GWU) def. Sebastian Pena/Juan Reyes (LU) – 8-6
3. Grant Van Rensburg/Roberto Vasques (GWU) def. Fabricio Picanco/Luis Olivera (LU) -- 8-1

1. Evgeny Slesarev (GWU) def. Jarda Trojan (LU) -- 6-3, 6-3
2. Roberto Vasques (GWU) def. Chad Simpson (LU) – 6-4, 6-2
3. Kim Ellis (GWU) def. Sebastian Pena (LU) – 6-3, 6-2
4. Gabe Veiga (GWU) def. Juan Reyes (LU) – 6-0, 6-2
5. Grant Van Rensburg (GWU) def. Fabricio Picanco (LU) – 6-2, 6-3
6. Taylor Ferrier (GWU) def. Franco Valdez (LU) – 6-0, 6-2