Connor Thompson earned victories in singles and doubles as UNCG fell to Georgia Southern Saturday afternoon
Connor Thompson earned victories in singles and doubles as UNCG fell to Georgia Southern Saturday afternoon
Courtesy: Photo Courtesy of Tim Cowie

Men's Tennis Drops Home Match with Georgia Southern 04-01-2017

GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s tennis dropped a tough 4-2 match to the Georgia Southern Eagles Saturday afternoon at the UNCG Tennis Courts.  UNCG scored the doubles point, but dropped four of the six singles matches.  UNCG falls to 6-9 overall, while former SoCon-rival Georgia Southern improves to 16-11.

Connor Thompson (Atlanta, Ga./Holy Innocents) teamed William Albright (Greensboro, N.C./Grimsley) defeated Christian Kerrigan and Dani Casablancas, 7-6 (3) to earn the first point.  Warren Bryan (Greensboro, N.C./Longwood) and Logan Walker (Stuart, Fla./Morningside Academy) took No. 3 and the point, defeating Artemie Amari and Stefano Di Aloy, 7-6 (4). 

The Spartans managed just one victory in the singles competition.  Thompson defeated JC Alcala in straight-sets, 6-1, 6-2.  No singles match went into three sets.  Jack Burkill (London, Great Britain/Millfield School) went unfinished at No. 6 singles against Santiago Suarez.

Singles competition

1. Connor Thompson (UNCG-M) def. JC Alcala (GS) 6-1, 6-2

2. Eddie Landin (GS) def. Marcus Vidgren (UNCG-M) 6-4, 6-3

3. Stefano Di Aloy (GS) def. Warren Bryan (UNCG-M) 6-3, 6-1

4. Dani Casablancas (GS) def. William Albright (UNCG-M) 6-0, 6-4

5. Diego Finkelstein (GS) def. Daniel Hammarstedt (UNCG-M) 6-3, 6-3

6. Jack Burkill (UNCG-M) vs. Santiago Suarez (GS) 5-7, 0-2, unfinished

Doubles competition

1. Connor Thompson/William Albright (UNCG-M) def. Christian Kerrigan/Dani Casablancas (GS) 7-6 (3-0)

2. Diego Finkelstein/Eddie Landin (GS) def. Marcus Vidgren/Jack Burkill (UNCG-M) 6-2

3. Warren Bryan/Logan Walker (UNCG-M) def. Artemie Amari/Stefano Di Aloy (GS) 7-6 (4-0)

Match Notes:

Georgia Southern 16-11

UNCG 6-9

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

The men’s tennis team is back in action tomorrow afternoon as it heads to Radford for a dual match with the Highlanders starting at 1:00 p.m.




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