Two Conference Titles (1974, 1987) 

Colonels Top Covenant, Fall to Nationally-ranked Campbellsville

Colonels Top Covenant, Fall to Nationally-ranked Campbellsville

DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre men's tennis team earned a come-from-behind 5-4 win over Covenant before falling to NAIA No. 9 Campbellsville by a score of 9-0 in a pair of non-conference matchups on Saturday afternoon.

The Colonels move to 3-3 on the season with the split, while the Scots drop to 3-5 and the Tigers stay perfect at 4-0.

Centre fell behind 2-1 in doubles play against Covenant with the duo of freshmen Max Middleton (Atlanta, Ga.) and Adam Slone (Lexington, Ky.) earning an 8-3 victory at the No. 3 slot.

In singles action, freshman Matthew Ko (Nicholasville, Ky.) shifted the momentum in the Colonels' favor with a 6-4, 7-5 triumph at the No. 3 position.

Slone and Middleton also picked up singles wins for Centre, while senior Caleb Smith (Morristown, Tenn.) clinched the match for the Colonels with a 6-3, 6-0 victory at No. 6 singles.

Centre featured four freshmen in the lineup in the win over the Scots.

The Colonels return to action with another non-conference matchup against NCAA Division II Bellarmine tomorrow at 11 a.m. ET in Danville.

 
Centre 5, Covenant 4
Singles Competition

1. Matthew Harvie (CCM) def. Trey Akmon (CENTRE) 6-1, 6-1

2. Chris Cox (CCM) def. Luke Brooks (CENTRE) 6-3, 6-0

3. Matthew Ko (CENTRE) def. Logan Hull (CCM) 6-4, 7-5

4. Adam Slone (CENTRE) def. Micah Fox (CCM) 7-6 (7-5), 6-0

5. Max Middleton (CENTRE) def. Trey Wood (CCM) 6-3, 6-1

6. Caleb Smith (CENTRE) def. Ben Tonkel (CCM) 6-3, 6-0

 

Doubles Competition

1. Matthew Harvie/Chris Cox (CCM) def. Trey Akmon/Matthew Ko (CENTRE) 8-6

2. Logan Hull/Micah Fox (CCM) def. Logan Henize/Luke Brooks (CENTRE) 9-7

3. Max Middleton/Adam Slone (CENTRE) def. Connor Shimmel/Trey Wood (CCM) 8-3

 
 
Campbellsville 9, Centre 0

Singles Competition

1. Brendan Aguilar def. Logan Henize (CENTRE) 6-0, 6-0

2. Victor Alhbeck, def. Luke Brooks (CENTRE) 6-0, 6-3

3. Alejandro Reyes def. Adam Slone (CENTRE) 6-1, 6-1

4. Chrys Castro def. Max Middleton (CENTRE) 7-6, 6-3

5. Mario Belloni def. Ben Hadlock (CENTRE) 6-1, 6-2

6. Adrian Sabrojo def. Josh Joiner (CENTRE) 6-1, 6-1

 

Doubles Competition

1. Brendan Aguilar/Victor Alhbeck def. Trey Akmon/Matthew Ko (CENTRE) 8-0

2. Alejandro Reyes/Chrys Castro def. Ben Hadlock/Caleb Smith (CENTRE) 8-3

3. Zach Baulch/Mario Belloni def. Josh Joiner/Luke Brooks (CENTRE) 8-1