Men's Tennis Falls to Oglethorpe

Connor Shimmel (background) and Michael O'Brien (foreground)
Connor Shimmel (background) and Michael O'Brien (foreground)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Playing their first match since March 1, the Covenant men's tennis team fell to non-conference foe Oglethorpe 9-0 on Thursday afternoon at Warner Park in Chattanooga.

The loss drops the Scots to 0-8 for the season. Oglethorpe improves to 2-4.

Covenant will try for its first win of the season on Saturday when they host a pair of matches. The Scots will face USA South foe LaGrange at 9:30 a.m. and then Johnson University at 5:30 p.m. The matches are tentatively set to be played on the new on-campus courts.

Scores:

Doubles:
CJ Antonio/Ben Hirsch (OU) def. Michael O'Brien/Connor Shimmel (CC) 8-1
Nick Roby/Cedric Andre (OU) def. Frank Portlock/Roy Anderson (CC) 8-2
Taylor Ayers/Matt Roberson (OU) def. Jonah Anderson/Travis Hutchinson (CC) 8-4

Singles:
Antonio (OU) def. O'Brien (CC) 6-1, 6-1
Hirsch (OU) def. Portlock (CC) 6-2, 6-2
Roby (OU) def. J. Anderson (CC) 6-1, 6-0
Andre (OU) def. R. Anderon (CC) 6-1, 6-0
Ayers (OU) def. Shimmel (CC) 6-0, 6-1
Roberson (OU) def. Nathan Hernandez (CC) 6-0, 6-2