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M. TENNIS

Men's Tennis Defeats Shaw 7-2 in 2013 Spring Opener

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RALEIGH, N.C. - Pfeiffer University's men's tennis team defeated host Shaw University 7-2 on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons improve to 1-2 on the year after knocking off a Bears squad that made the NCAA II Sweet Sixteen a year ago.

Pfeiffer swept all three points in doubles play using two wins and one by default. Ben Hunter and Loic Minery scored an 8-5 win at #1 while Orlando Castillo and Luis Villalta rolled 8-4 at #2. In singles, Minery needed a three-set win at #2 singles 4-6, 7-6, 10-7 as did Stephen Miller at #5. Miller came back for a 6-4, 5-7, 10-8 victory. Villalta won in straight-sets at #3 while Bret Williams secured a point by default.

Pfeiffer returns to action on Thursday traveling to Guilford for a 3:00 p.m. match.

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