Pfeiffer Men's Tennis Drops 7-2 Decision at Averett

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Sean Meyers Photography

Pfeiffer Men's Tennis Drops 7-2 Decision at Averett
 
Danville, Va. (March 24, 2019)
– The Pfeiffer University men's tennis team managed just two singles wins on the day, falling by a 7-2 score at Averett in a USA South match.

The Falcons were able to take both the No. 1 and No. 2 singles matches.

Senior Tom Hubble won his match at No. 1 singles over Nicolas Yanes, 6-1, 1-0.  Yanes retired in the second set, giving Hubble the win.

At no 2 singles, Raul Ruiz collected the win, besting Patrick Sheilds by a 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-7) score.

Averett then swept matches 3-6 and won all three doubles matches to win 7-2.

The loss drops Pfeiffer to 4-4 on the season and 0-1 in USA South play while Averett improves to 7-2 and 3-0 in league play.

Averett 7, Pfeiiffer 2
3/24/2019 at Danville, Va. (Averett Tennis Courts) 

Singles competition

1. Tom Hubble (PFU-M) def. Nicolas Yanes (AUM) 6-1, 1-0, retired

2. Raul Ruiz (PFU-M) def. Patrick Shields (AUM) 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-7)

3. Abdugani Ganiev (AUM) def. Brandon Marchant (PFU-M) 7-6 (5-0), 6-0

4. Luis Chen (AUM) def. Eduan Louw (PFU-M) 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-8)

5. Fabian Howding (AUM) def. Ethan Elliott (PFU-M) 7-5, 6-1

6. Simon Levinsson (AUM) def. Alex Taylor (PFU-M) 6-2, 6-4

 

Doubles competition

1. Nicolas Yanes/Patrick Shields (AUM) def. Raul Ruiz/Tom Hubble (PFU-M) 8-6

2. Abdugani Ganiev/Fabian Howding (AUM) def. Ethan Elliott/Brandon Marchant (PFU-M) 8-4

3. Mathias Reusch/Simon Levinsson (AUM) def. Trey Speight/Derek Ott (PFU-M) 8-3

 

Match Notes

Pfeiiffer 4-4 (0-1 USAS)

Averett 7-2 (3-0 USAS)

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (1,6,3,5,2,4)

T-4:15 A-45