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Akmon, Henize Win Doubles as Colonels Fall to Millsaps

Akmon, Henize Win Doubles as Colonels Fall to Millsaps

CONWAY, Ark. ( - 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. 


Singles competition
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
Doubles competition
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