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@Centre_Tennis Bested by Birmingham Southern 7-2

@Centre_Tennis Bested by Birmingham Southern 7-2

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ( – The Centre men's tennis team dropped a 7-2 decision to host Birmingham Southern on Sunday in a Southern Athletic Association (SAA) matchup at Dielen Tennis Complex.

The Colonels fall to 5-10 with the loss, while the Panthers boost their record to 6-6.

Senior Caleb Smith (Morristown, Tenn.) won his third straight singles match, topping David Goodloe by a score of 7-6(4), 6-3 at the No. 6 singles position.

Senior Luke Brooks (Pineville, Ky.) earned a 6-2, 6-0 victory at the No. 4 singles play for Centre, as well.

The Colonels cap the regular season next weekend with a pair of SAA matchups at home, taking on Rhodes on Friday, April 14 at 4pm ET followed by a contest against Hendrix on Saturday, April 15 at 10am ET.

Singles Competition

1. Jacob Weinacker (16BSC-M) def. Max Middleton (CENTRE-M) 6-0, 6-3

2. Alex Makarenko (16BSC-M) def. Logan Henize (CENTRE-M) 6-2, 6-0

3. Anthony Pellegrini (16BSC-M) def. Trey Akmon (CENTRE-M) 3-6, 6-4, 10-8

4. Luke Brooks (CENTRE-M) def. George Chunn (16BSC-M) 6-2, 6-0

5. Charley Rowe (16BSC-M) def. Ben Hadlock (CENTRE-M) 6-2, 6-7(4), 10-4

6. Caleb Smith (CENTRE-M) def. David Goodloe (16BSC-M) 7-6(4), 6-3

Doubles Competition

1. Anthony Pellegrini / Jacob Weinacker (16BSC-M) def. Trey Akmon / Logan Henize (CENTRE-M) 8-3

2. Jamie Bekaert / Alex Makarenko (16BSC-M) def. Luke Brooks / Matthew Ko (CENTRE-M) 9-8

3. Henry Crosby / David Goodloe (16BSC-M) def. Adam Slone / Max Middleton (CENTRE-M) 8-3