Bobcats Take Third Place in Conference Carolinas Tournament

Sumter, S.C.--The Lees-McRae men's tennis team defeated Mt. Olive 5-1 in their final match of the Conference Carolinas Championship Tournament Saturday in Sumter, S.C. securing a third place finish for the Bobcats. Earlier in the day the Bobcats had dropped a 5-1 match to Anderson University in semi-final action. The Bobcats ended their season 13-12 overall and 8-4 in league play.

Anderson 5 LMC 1
In the first match of the day for the Bobcats, they fell behind when Anderson took two of the three doubles matches. Shaun Sumner (Burlington, N.C.) and Travis VanHoy (Union Grove, N.C.) took the only point of the match for the Bobcats when they defeated Schiebler and Gasper 8-3.

In singles action, only three matches were completed before the match was decided. Anderson swept all three, defeating Romulus Teague (Hickory, N.C.), VanHoy and Blair Propert (Gold Coast, Australia) at the three, four and six flights respectively. The other matches were not completed.

Assuncao and P Pakebusch (AU) def. Mojski and Solymosi(LMC) 8-3
Sumner and Vanhoy(LMC) def. Schiebler and Gasper (AU) 8-3
Weisskopf and Pibernat(AU) def. Teague and Propert(LMC) 8-4

Pakebusch(AU) Solymosi (LMC) not completed
Gasper (AU) Mojski (LMC) not completed
Assuncao(AU)def. Teague (LMC) 6-2, 6-1
Weisskopf(AU) Van Hoy (LMC) 6-0, 6-2
Pibernat(AU) Sumner (LMC) not completed
Ramanathan (AU) Propert (LMC) 6-2, 6-2

LMC 5 Mt. Olive 1
In a match to determine third and fourth place for the Conference Carolinas Tournament the Bobcats forged ahead after doubles after grabbing wins at the top two flights. At No. 1 Alek Mojski (Berlin, Germany) and Nandor Solymosi (Drebecen, Hungary) outscored Lage and Serra 8-6, then the duo of Sumner and VanHoy took their second doubles win of the day beating Mosteanu and Queiros in the two slot also by a score of 8-6.

The second match of the day required only three matches to be completed as well; this time in the Bobcats' favor. Freshman of the Year, Solymosi, defeated Lage 6-2-, 6-0 at No. 1, then Mojski took a 6-1, 6-4 win over Baros. VanHoy then took a 6-2, 6-3 win over Barber to clinch the match victory and third place overall for the Bobcats.


Mojski and Solymosi(LMC) def. Lage and Serra (MOC) 8-6
Sumner and Vanhoy(LMC) def. Mosteanu and Queiros (MOC) 8-6
Mitra and Barros (MOC) def. Teague and Propert(LMC) 8-3

Solymosi (LMC) def. Lage(MOC) 6-2, 6-0
Mojski (LMC) def. Baros (MOC) 6-1, 6-4
Teague (LMC) def. Queiros (MOC) not completed 4-6, 5-3
Van Hoy (LMC) def. Barber (MOC) 6-2, 6-3
Pelegrino (MOC) Sumner (LMC) not completed
Mosteanu(MOC) Propert (LMC) not completed