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Regional Power Sewanee Defeats Men's Tennis

Regional Power Sewanee Defeats Men's Tennis

SEWANEE, Tenn. -- The Covenant men's tennis team finally got to play its second match of the year on Tuesday evening. Unfortunately for the Scots, they ran into a traditional power in Sewanee and the host Tigers took a 9-0 victory.

Covenant drops to 1-1 on the year after having both of its matches scheduled for last Saturday postponed due to inclement weather. Sewanee goes to 3-0.

In singles play, Matthew Harvie took 30th-ranked Avery Schober to three sets before falling 6-3, 5-7, 7-5.

Results:

Doubles

Avery Schober/Eric Roddy (Sewanee) def. Matthew Harvie/Michael O'Brien (Covenant), 8-2
Davis Owen/Connor Winkler (Sewanee) def. Chris Cox/Connor Shimmel (Covenant), 8-1
Sean Laughlin/Alex Cooper (Sewanee) def. Roy Anderson/Dan Madden (Covenant), 8-1

Singles

Avery Schober (Sewanee) def. Matthew Harvie (Covenant) - 6-3, 5-7, 7-5
Eric Roddy (Sewanee) def. Chris Cox (Covenant) - 6-0, 6-3
Rand Jackson (Sewanee) def. Michael O'Brien (Covenant) - 6-1, 6-2
Scott Gallimore (Sewanee) def. John Granholm (Covenant) - 6-1, 6-3
Naimke Shropshire-Boykin (Sewanee) def. Roy Anderson (Covenant) - 6-1, 6-0
Blake Wilde (Sewanee) def. Jay Pannkuk (Covenant) - 6-1, 6-0

Covenant will travel to West Point, Georgia, on Saturday to face NAIA foe Point. Match time is set for 3 p.m.

Be sure to follow the Scots all season long on athletics.covenant.edu and on social media at FacebookTwitter and Instagram for up-to-date scores, news and other information.