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Men's Tennis Falls at Campbell

UNCGSpartans.com 02-21-2017

BUIES CREEK, N.C. – UNCG men’s tennis fell to the Campbell Camels on Tuesday afternoon in Buies Creek.  Connor Thompson (Atlanta, Ga./Holy Innocents) won his matchup at No. 1 singles to earn UNCG’s lone point in the 6-1 loss.

UNCG was unable to earn the doubles point, falling in all three contests.  Warren Bryan (Greensboro, N.C./Longwood) and Ian Melnik (Lawrenceville, Ga./Rivers Academy) battled at No. 3 doubles, falling 6-4.

Thompson defeated Nicolas Rakitin, 7-5, 6-4 at No. 1 singles to record UNCG’s only point.  UNCG fell in straight-sets in the other five singles matchups.

Singles competition

1. Connor Thompson (UNCG-M) def. RAKITIN, Nicolas (CAM-M) 7-5, 6-4

2. SCHAEFER, Lukas (CAM-M) def. Marcus Vidgren (UNCG-M) 7-5, 6-2

3. WERNER, Dustin (CAM-M) def. William Albright (UNCG-M) 6-3, 6-1

4. SOLA, Gerard (CAM-M) def. Jack Burkill (UNCG-M) 6-1, 6-2

5. SCHWAB, Lorenz (CAM-M) def. Warren Bryan (UNCG-M) 6-3, 6-3

6. CLEMENTE, Fernando (CAM-M) def. Ian Melnik (UNCG-M) 6-3, 7-5

Doubles competition

1. WERNER, Dustin/SCHWAB, Lorenz (CAM-M) def. Connor Thompson/Marcus Vidgren (UNCG-M) 6-3

2. RAKITIN, Nicolas/SCHAEFER, Lukas (CAM-M) def. William Albright/Jack Burkill (UNCG-M) 6-3

3. SOLA, Gerard/O'NEAL, Jonathan (CAM-M) def. Warren Bryan/Ian Melnik (UNCG-M) 6-4

Match Notes:

UNCG 2-2

Campbell 8-1

Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (4,3,5,2,6,1)

T-2:25 A-50

UNCG is back in action Friday as it hosts Coastal Carolina at 2:00 p.m. 

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