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Colonels Open Spring Break Trip with 7-2 Victory at Randolph-Macon

Colonels Open Spring Break Trip with 7-2 Victory at Randolph-Macon

ASHLAND, Va. ( – The Centre men's tennis team earned a 7-2 triumph over host Randolph-Macon on Sunday to open the Colonels' spring break trip. Centre won five of six matchups in singles play after collecting two victories in doubles action.

The Colonels even their record at 4-4 with the win while the Yellow Jackets fall to 2-4 on the season.

Freshmen Max Middleton (Atlanta, Ga.), Trey Akmon (Louisville, Ky.) and Matthew Ko (Nicholasville, Ky.) each picked up a pair of victories on the day.

Middleton won by scores of 6-3, 6-0 at No. 1 singles and 8-5 with teammate Adam Slone (Lexington, Ky.) at the third doubles slot. Ko earned a three-set win at the No. 4 singles position after coming out victorious by a score of 8-2 at No. 2 doubles with Akmon, who also earned a 6-1, 6-0 triumph at No. 2 singles. 

In addition, senior  Caleb Smith (Morristown, Tenn.) and sophomore Ben Hadlock (Okemos, Mich.) each bested their opponents in singles action. Smith won in three sets at the No. 5 slot while Hadlock won in straight sets at sixth singles. 

The Colonels are back in action tomorrow at Washington College at 4 p.m. ET.


Centre 7, Randolph-Macon 2

Singles competition

1. Max Middleton (CENTRE-M) def. Jacob Haines (RMCM) 6-3, 6-0

2. Trey Akmon (CENTRE-M) def. Baxter Carter (RMCM) 6-1, 6-0

3. Grant Sarver (RMCM) def. Luke Brooks (CENTRE-M) 6-3, 6-4

4. Matthew Ko (CENTRE-M) def. Alex Curnow (RMCM) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

5. Caleb Smith (CENTRE-M) def. Stuart McCroskey (RMCM) 7-5, 4-6, 6-1

6. Ben Hadlock (CENTRE-M) def. Shane Berry (RMCM) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Baxter Carter/Grant Sarver (RMCM) def. Luke Brooks/Logan Henize (CENTRE-M) 8-2

2. Trey Akmon/Matthew Ko (CENTRE-M) def. Alex Curnow/Stuart McCroskey (RMCM) 8-2

3. Adam Slone/Max Middleton (CENTRE-M) def. Jacob Haines/Pablo Bordas (RMCM) 8-5