Two Conference Titles (1974, 1987)
Akmon, Henize Win Doubles as Colonels Fall to Millsaps
CONWAY, Ark. (CentreColonels.com) - The Centre men's tennis team capped the 2016-17 campaign on Friday morning, dropping a 5-1 decision to second-seeded Millsaps in the first round of the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Tournament at Hendrix College.
The Colonels close the season with a 6-12 ledger, while the Majors, ranked 11th in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Atlantic South Regional Rankings, improve to 23-5 and move on to the SAA semifinals.
Centre's lone win on the day was an impressive one, as the No. 1 doubles tandem of freshman Trey Akmon (Louisville, Ky.) and senior Logan Henize (Cincinnati, Ohio) topped David Plummer and Alex Centurion, a doubles duo which came into the match ranked 14th in the country and fifth in the region.
|1. Diego Marti-Vertiz (MIL) def. Trey Akmon (CENTRE-M) 6-4, 6-4|
|2. Alex Centurion (MIL) def. Max Middleton (CENTRE-M) 6-2, 6-4|
|3. Henry Friedler (MIL) def. Logan Henize (CENTRE-M) 6-1, 6-1|
|4. Davis Plummer (MIL) vs. Luke Brooks (CENTRE-M) 6-0, unfinished|
|5. Avinash Ananth (MIL) vs. Ben Hadlock (CENTRE-M) 1-2, unfinished|
|6. Josh Shearin (MIL) vs. Caleb Smith (CENTRE-M) 1-0, unfinished|
|1. Trey Akmon/Logan Henize (CENTRE-M) def. Davis Plummer/Alex Centurion (MIL) 8-5|
|2. Diego Marti-Vertiz/Brandon Beck (MIL) def. Matthew Ko/Luke Brooks (CENTRE-M) 8-2|
|3. Jacob Niehaus/Henry Friedler (MIL) def. Max Middleton/Adam Slone (CENTRE-M) 8-3|