Two Conference Titles (1974, 1987)
@Centre_Tennis Bested by Birmingham Southern 7-2
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (CentreColonels.com) – 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.
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