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Men's Tennis Loses Close Match To #24 Skyhawks

Men's Tennis Loses Close Match To #24 Skyhawks

MACON, GA - The men's tennis team dropped their second straight match to open the season with a 5-4 loss to the #24 Point University Skyhawks.  The men lost 2 of the 3 doubles including #3 by a tiebreaker and split the singles with each team winning 3.  The Knights won #2 doubles with Alejandro Prada and Jimmy Merah taking the point 8-6.  In singles, the Knights lost #s 1-3 but won 4-6.  Lucas De Freitas won his match at #4 singles 6-4, 6-2, Prada took #5 by a score of 6-2, 6-1, and Santino Romeo won at #6 in 3 sets.  

The Knights will head to Mobile, AL for four matches on February 14-16 against William Carey University, Blue Mountain College, Loyola University, and Mobile University.

Full Scores below:

#1 Doubles:  Garay/Perreira def Syromolotov/Freitas      P      8-5
#2 Doubles:  Prada/Merah def Klokow/Tobacco               M     8-6
#3 Doubles:  Barbon/Blackburn def Romeo/Tamola         P      9-8
#1 Singles:   Garay def Syromolotov                              P      4-6, 6-3, 6-1
#2 Singles:   Klokow def Tamola                                    P      6-4, 6-2
#3 Singles:   Barbon def Merah                                      P      5-7, 6-4, 6-1
#4 Singles:   Freitas def Perreira                                    M     6-4, 6-1
#5 Singles:   Prada def Tobacco                                     M     6-2, 6-1
#6 Singles:   Romeo def Godfrey                                   M      6-2, 4-6, 7-6