March 20, 2007

Bobcats Outlast Lions

The Lees-McRae College Bobcats tennis team defeated Mars Hill College in non-conference action Tuesday, winning five of nine matches. The Bobcats improve to 6-7 this season with the win.

After falling in the opening doubles match, Alek Mojski and Romulas Teague evened the scored defeating Francisco Contreras and Marco Castaneda 8-5. Blair Propert and Charley Whiteley earned a doubles victory also, sending the Bobcats into singles play with a 2-1 lead.

After falling in their doubles match, Shean Sumner and Ricardo Velazquez, (pictured top right), each rebounded with 6-1, 6-1 and 6-4, 6-3 wins respectively. Teague clinched the victory for the Bobcats defeating Castaneda 6-3, 7-6(4).

The Bobcats will return to action Wednesday March 21st, hosting King College at 3:00pm.

Results:

1. Shean Sumner def. John Allen 6-1, 6-1 LMC
2. Francisco Contrerra def. Alek Mojski 6-2, 6-7(6), 7-5 MHC
3. Ricardo Velazquez def. Taylan Batuk 6-4, 6-3 LMC
4. Andrew Waldrop def. Blair Propert 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 MHC
5. Romulas Teague def. Marco Castaneda 6-3, 7-6(4) LMC
6. Drew Belton def. Charley Whiteley 7-6(5), 6-1 MHC

1. Allen/Contrerras def. Sumner/Velazquez 8-6 MHC
2. Mojski/Teague def. Batuk/Castaneda 8-5 LMC
3. Propert/Whiteley def. Waldrop/Bobby Ruddy 9-7 LMC