Wilson capped off a 3-0 weekend in singles with a win, Sunday at Princeton.
Josh Wilson of the Flames men's tennis team recorded his third singles victory of the weekend, but it was not enough to lift Liberty to victory. The visiting Flames fell 6-1 to the host Princeton Tigers, Sunday morning at Jadwin Gymnasium.
Princeton moves to 1-0 following its season-opening triumph. Meanwhile, Liberty falls to 1-3 and has dropped two straight contests. The Flames posted a 1-2 mark in three matches in the Philadelphia area, this weekend. They defeated Drexel on Friday morning before falling to Penn later in the day, Friday.
Wilson, a freshman from Reigate, United Kingdom, defeated a formidable foe in the Tigers' Will Peters at No. 3 singles, who entered the match with a 12-4 record on the year. Wilson led for most of the match and won in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4.
Princeton 6, Liberty 1
Singles Competition 1. #91 Rodriguez, Damian (PRIN) def. Nicaise Muamba (LIBERTYM) 6-1, 6-0 2. #82 Poling, Karl (PRIN) def. Eddie Gutierrez (LIBERTYM) 6-3, 6-3 3. Josh Wilson (LIBERTYM) def. Peters, Will (PRIN) 6-3, 6-4 4. Roberts, Davey (PRIN) def. Ian Sturgill (LIBERTYM) 6-0, 6-2 5. Barki, Justin (PRIN) def. Chase Burton (LIBERTYM) 6-2, 6-2 6. Sarita, Kabir (PRIN) def. Steve Mundt (LIBERTYM) 6-2, 7-5
Doubles Competition 1. Poling, Karl/Rodriguez, Damian (PRIN) def. Chase Burton/Nicaise Muamba (LIBERTYM) 6-1 2. #40 Barki, Justin/Duo, Bill (PRIN) def. Steve Mundt/Josh Wilson (LIBERTYM) 7-6 (7-4) 3. William Barker/Ian Sturgill (LIBERTYM) def. Holden, Payton/Sarita, Kabir (PRIN) 7-6 (7-5)
Liberty 1-3 Princeton 1-0 Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (1,4,5,3,6,2) T-2:15
Thoughts From Head Coach Derek Schwandt "Josh competed great all weekend. Congrats to him on another strong win today. We fought hard in doubles today and came up a bit short. We are looking for our guys to own the principles we are building to take this team to the next level."
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