No. 25 Blazers Top Rams In Men's Tennis Action
posted on March 17, 2012 19:24
MOBILE, Ala-- The 25th-ranked Belhaven University Blazers topped the University of Mobile 6-3 in Southern States Athletic Conference action Saturday morning.
Mobile (3-1, 1-1) will next play at Spring Hill March 27 at 4 pm.
Belhaven rallied for a win at No. 3 doubles and took No. 2 doubles by an 8-1 margin, but the Rams' No. 1 doubles tandem of Fernando Paiva and Karlis Stonis rallied for a 9-8 (7-5) win to salvage a point.
The Rams rolled at the top two doubles spots, but could not get the final two points needed to take the match, as the Blazers swept the final four singles slots. The closest was Daniel Duarte beating Lucas Tristao 7-5, 6-3 at No. 4 singles.
Mobile 3 - Belhaven 6
1. Paiva/Stonis (UM) def. Prado/Osorio (BU) 9-8 (7-5)
2. Duarte/Nino (BU) def. Tristao/Aracaro (UM) 8-1
3. Mejia/Prado (BU) def. Correa/Marques (UM) 8-4
1. Fernando Paiva (UM) def. Nicols Osorio (BU) 6-0, 6-3
2. Karlis Stonis (UM) def. Gabriel Prado (BU) 6-0, 6-1
3. Jefferson Nino (BU) def. Enzo Correa (UM) 6-1, 6-2
4. Daniel Duarte (BU) def. Lucas Tristao (UM) 7-5, 6-3
5. David Mejit (BU) def. Guilherme Arcaro (UM) 6-2, 6-1
6. Danel Prado (BU) def. Bruno Marques (UM) 6-2, 3-2