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Colonels Drop 7-2 Decision at Millsaps

Colonels Drop 7-2 Decision at Millsaps

JACKSON, Miss. ( – The Centre men's tennis team fell by a score of 7-2 to host Millsaps in a Southern Athletic Association (SAA) contest on Saturday in Mississippi. The Colonels move to 5-9 on the year while the Majors, who sit 14th in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Atlantic South Regional Rankings boost their overall record to 20-4 with the victory.

Senior Caleb Smith (Morristown, Tenn.) picked up a 6-1, 6-1 triumph over Ryan Henry at No. 6 singles, before freshman Matthew Ko (Nicholasville, Ky.) collected a 6-3, 6-4 win at fifth singles for Centre.  

The Colonels close out the weekend conference trip with a 9am CT Sunday matchup at Birmingham Southern.

Singles Competition

1. Diego Marti-Vertiz (MIL-M) def. Max Middleton (CENTRE-M) 6-0, 6-3

2. Alex Centurion (MIL-M) def. Ben Hadlock (CENTRE-M) 6-3, 6-0

3. Henry Friedler (MIL-M) def. Luke Brooks (CENTRE-M) 6-1, 6-0

4. Avinash Ananth (MIL-M) def. Adam Slone (CENTRE-M) 6-4, 6-2

5. Matthew Ko (CENTRE-M) def. Josh Shearin (MIL-M) 6-3, 6-4

6. Caleb Smith (CENTRE-M) def. Ryan Henry (MIL-M) 6-1, 6-1


Doubles Competition

1. Davis Plummer/Alex Centurion (MIL-M) def. Luke Brooks/Logan Henize (CENTRE-M) 8-5

2. Diego Marti-Vertiz/Brandon Beck (MIL-M) def. Adam Slone/Max Middleton (CENTRE-M) 8-3

3. Henry Friedler/Jacob Niehaus (MIL-M) def. Matthew Ko/Caleb Smith (CENTRE-M) 8-2