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Men's Tennis Moves Up 2 to #6 and Defeat #18 Marian (Ind.)

Men's Tennis Moves Up 2 to #6 and Defeat #18 Marian (Ind.)

MACON, GA - The men's tennis team took another two steps forward in the polls jumping from #8 to #6 on the same day they earned a 5-0 win over Marian (Ind.) who was #18 to start the day and moved down to #20 with the new polls.  The Knights took all 3 doubles for the 7th time in their 9 matches this season to have a 3-0 lead needing just two singles matches to clinch.  Yuri Solomolotov won the #1 singles match 6-1,6-0 and Alejandro Prada took #4 singles 6-0,6-3 to clinch the match for the Knights.  The team is now 7-2 on the season with their 7th straight win after starting off 0-2.  The team's next match is scheduled for Tuesday, March 19 against #18 McPherson College at John Drew Smith Tennis Center in Macon, GA.

Full Results:

#1 Doubles: Prada/Merah (MGA) def. Jesus/Sylvester  8-2
#2 Doubles: Freitas/Tamola (MGA) def. Bogle/Deiters  8-2
#3 Doubles: Syromolotov/Otero (MGA) def. Roberts/Wittenbaum 8-3
#1 Singles:  Syromolotov (MGA) def. Jesus  6-1,6-0
#2 Singles:  Merah (MGA) vs. Mesa  6-2,4-1 DNF
#3 Singles:  Tamola (MGA) vs Sylvester  6-1, 1-3 DNF
#4 Singles:  Prada (MGA) def. Bogle   6-0,6-3
#5 Singles:  Romeo (MGA) vs Deiters  6-4,3-0 DNF
#6 Singles:  Guerrero (MGA) vs Roberts 6-3,3-2 DNF