Two Conference Titles (1974, 1987)
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.
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.
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
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