Men's Tennis Falls to the Crusaders

Photo by John Bolton Photography
Photo by John Bolton Photography

Belmont, NC – Southern Wesleyan fell to the Belmont Abbey Crusaders in a 7-0 final on Thursday afternoon.


Game Vitals

Final: Belmont Abbey 7, Southern Wesleyan 0

Records: Southern Wesleyan (3-13 / CC 0-8) Belmont Abbey (11-12 / CC 5-2)


Coach Thompson Says...

"Our team competed hard in this loss. As a whole it has been a challenging season, but the players who are here are doing the right things to improve and give themselves the best chance to win. I am excited for the future of SWU Tennis!"


How It Happened

The Warriors went 1-1 in doubles action. Peter Kovats and Sarvesh Maria defeated Zachary Blythe and Henrique Leal in a 6-2 final. Joseph Olatunji and Ben Smith fell to Holden Ballard and Kent Shiell in a 6-3 final.

In singles action, the Warriors went 0-4 on Thursday afternoon. Peter Kovats fell to Zachary Blythe in a 6-1 and 6-4 final. Sarvesh Maria fell to George Barfoot in a 6-4 and 6-1 final. Joseph Olatunji fell to Kent Shiell in 6-2 and 6-1 final scores and Ben Smith fell to Christopher Hansen in 6-1 and 6-1 final scores.


What's Next

Southern Wesleyan will conclude their regular season schedule at Mount Olive. The game versus the Trojans is to be determined.