Hickory, NC – Southern Wesleyan fell to the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears in a 7-0 final on Friday afternoon.
Final: Lenoir-Rhyne 7, Southern Wesleyan 0
Records: Southern Wesleyan (1-3) Lenoir-Rhyne (4-1)
How It Happened
Southern Wesleyan went 0-3 in doubles action in the loss to the Bears. Nathan Holley and Peter Kovats fell to the team of Hamed Gandouz and Shane O'Dea in a 6-3 final. Sarvesh Maria and Leonard Sanders challenged, but the team of Mauricio Hernandez and Josh Lazenby fell in a 7-5 final. The team of Ben Smith and Joseph Olatunji fell to the team of Rhodri Atkinson and Paul Lenz in a 6-3 final.
In singles action, the Warriors went 0-5. Peter Kovats fell to Hamed Gandouz in a 6-3 and 6-1 final. Sarvesh Maria fell to Rhodri Atkinson in a 6-2 and 6-1 final. Joseph Olatunji fell to Shane O'Dea in a 6-2 and 6-1 final. Nathan Holley fell to Lewis Scott in a 6-0 and 6-0 final. Ben Smith fell to Paul Lenz 8-1.
Southern Wesleyan will host the Coker Cobras on February 13 at 2 p.m. The Warriors will then host the North Georgia Nighthawks at 3 p.m. on February 20.