Warren Bryan notched a singles victory and teamed with Logan Walker to earn a doubles victory as UNCG defeated The Citadel, 6-1
Warren Bryan notched a singles victory and teamed with Logan Walker to earn a doubles victory as UNCG defeated The Citadel, 6-1
Courtesy: Photo Courtesy of Tim Cowie

Men's Tennis Secures SoCon Victory over The Citadel

UNCGSpartans.com 03-28-2017

GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s tennis earned a 6-1 victory over the visiting Citadel Bulldogs Tuesday afternoon at the UNCG Tennis Courts.  UNCG swept the doubles competition before taking five of six singles matches.  UNCG improves to 6-7 on the season, and are 2-2 in the Southern Conference.  The Citadel falls to 10-25, and 1-3 in SoCon action.

UNCG took all three doubles matches to earn the first point.  Connor Thompson (Atlanta, Ga./Holy Innocents) and William Albright (Greensboro, N.C./Grimsley) notched a 6-1 victory over Michael Anzalone and Matthew Henson, 6-1.  Marcus Vidgren (Stockholm, Sweden/Stockholm Idrotts Gymnasium) and Jack Burkill (London, Great Britain/Millfield School) took down W. Jacobus von Zyl and Noah Nawabi, 6-3.  Warren Bryan (Greensboro, N.C./Longwood) and Logan Walker (Stuart, Fla./Morningside Academy) wrapped up the sweep, taking down Connor Grady and Isaac Stolar, 6-3. 

UNCG continued winning in the singles competition.  Daniel Hammarstedt (Stockholm, Sweden/Ava Gymnasium) defeated Jack Pyritz, 6-2, 6-0 for the second point of the match.  Thompson defeated Anzalone, 6-0, 6-3 at No. 1, and Bryan took down Nawabi, 6-3, 6-4 at No. 4 to clinch the victory.  Vidgren defeated Henson, 6-2, 6-2 and Burkill wrapped up UNCG’s points by defeated Roy Hobson, 6-2, 6-3.

Singles competition

1. Connor Thompson (UNCG-M) def. Michael Anzalone (CIT) 6-0, 6-3

2. Marcus Vidgren (UNCG-M) def. Matthew Henson (CIT) 6-2, 6-2

3. W. Jacobus von Zyl (CIT) def. William Albright (UNCG-M) 5-7, 6-2, 1-0 (4-0)

4. Warren Bryan (UNCG-M) def. Noah Nawabi (CIT) 6-3, 6-4

5. Daniel Hammarstedt (UNCG-M) def. Jack Pyritz (CIT) 6-2, 6-0

6. Jack Burkill (UNCG-M) def. Roy Hobson (CIT) 6-2, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. Connor Thompson/William Albright (UNCG-M) def. Michael Anzalone/Matthew Henson (CIT) 6-1

2. Marcus Vidgren/Jack Burkill (UNCG-M) def. W. Jacobus von Zyl/Noah Nawabi (CIT) 6-3

3. Warren Bryan/Logan Walker (UNCG-M) def. Connor Grady/Isaac Stolar (CIT) 6-3

Match Notes:

The Citadel 10-25

UNCG 6-7

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

Men’s tennis is back in action Friday, March 31st as it travels to Boone, N.C. for a match with Appalachian State. 

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