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Centre Men's Tennis Tops Covenant, Falls to Top-Ranked Emory

Centre Men's Tennis Tops Covenant, Falls to Top-Ranked Emory

ATLANTA, Ga. (CentreColonels.com) - The Centre men's tennis team split a pair of matchups over the weekend, defeating Covenant on Saturday by a score of 5-4 before dropping a 9-0 decision to top-ranked Emory on Sunday. The Colonels move to 4-5 after the matches, while Covenant drops to 2-10 and Emory improves to 11-2.

Against the Scots, senior Alex Wermeling (Lexington, Ky.) and junior Caleb Smith (Morristown, Tenn.) each posted a pair of victories, blanking their opponent in doubles play 8-0, before Wermeling picked up a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 3 singles and Smith earned a 6-2, 6-1 triumph at the No. 5 singles slot. Smith's win extended his match winning streak to seven. 

The duo of junior Logan Henize (Cincinnati, Ohio) and freshman Cy Dutton (Shelbyville, Ky.) also collected an 8-6 win at No. 3 doubles. 

The Colonels are back in action on Monday with a non-conference tilt at Piedmont. 

 

Centre 5, Covenant 4

Singles competition

1. Matthew Harvie (CCM) def. Logan Henize (CENTRE-M) 6-2, 6-0
2. Chris Cox (CCM) def. Luke Brooks (CENTRE-M) 6-1, 6-1
3. Alex Wermeling (CENTRE-M) def. Trey Wood (CCM) 6-1, 6-1
4. Ben Hadlock (CENTRE-M) def. Connor Shimmel (CCM) 6-1, 6-0
5. Caleb Smith (CENTRE-M) def. Dan Madden (CCM) 6-2, 6-1
6. Travis Hutchinson (CCM) def. Cy Dutton (CENTRE-M) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)

Doubles competition

1. Matthew Harvie/Chris Cox (CCM) def. Luke Brooks/Ben Hadlock (CENTRE-M) 8-4
2. Alex Wermeling/Caleb Smith (CENTRE-M) def. Connor Shimmel/Trey Wood (CCM) 8-0
3. Logan Henize/Cy Dutton (CENTRE-M) def. Dan Madden/Travis Hutchinson (CCM) 8-6

 

#4 Emory 9, Centre 0

Singles competition

1. #2 Rafe Mosetick (EU) def. Logan Henize (CENTRE-M) 6-0, 6-0
2. Josh Goodman (EU) def. Luke Brooks (CENTRE-M) 6-3, 6-1
3. Alec Josepher (EU) def. Alex Wermeling (CENTRE-M) 6-2, 6-2
4. Roberto Bazzarella (EU) def. Ben Hadlock (CENTRE-M) 6-3, 6-2
5. John Li (EU) def. Caleb Smith (CENTRE-M) 6-3, 6-3
6. George Congdon (EU) def. Forrest Kamperman (CENTRE-M) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Scott Rubinstein/James Spaulding (EU) def. Ben Hadlock/Luke Brooks (CENTRE-M) 8-2
2. Zach Surmacz/Alec Josepher (EU) def. Alex Wermeling/Caleb Smith (CENTRE-M) 8-1
3. Andrew Lo/March Zheng (EU) def. Logan Henize/Cy Dutton (CENTRE-M) 8-1