William Albright teamed with Connor Thompson to earn a victory at No. 1 doubles as UNCG fell to UNCW
William Albright teamed with Connor Thompson to earn a victory at No. 1 doubles as UNCG fell to UNCW
Courtesy: Photo Courtesy of Carlos Morales

Men's Tennis Drops Non-Conference Match with UNCW

UNCGSpartans.com 04-12-2017

WILMINGTON, N.C. – UNCG men’s tennis dropped a 4-0 decision to the UNCW Seahawks Wednesday afternoon at the UNCW Tennis Courts.  The Spartans fall to 7-12 overall with the loss, while UNCW improves to 11-7.

The Spartans dropped two of three doubles matches as they were unable to earn a point.  The pair of William Albright (Greensboro, N.C./Grimsley) and Connor Thompson (Atlanta, Ga./Holy Innocents) avoided the sweep, defeating Ignasi de Rueda and Agustin Savarino, 6-3 at No. 1. 

UNCG could not score a singles victory as three matches went unfinished, with Jack Burkill’s (London, Great Britain/Millfield School) retiring in the second set.  Albright dropped No. 3 in straight sets to Savarino, with Warren Bryan (Greensboro, N.C./Longwood) dropping No. 4 with de Rueda. 

Singles competition

1. Andres Torres (UNCW) vs. Connor Thompson (UNCG-M) 6-4, 5-5, unfinished

2. Josh Hublitz (UNCW) vs. Marcus Vidgren (UNCG-M) 6-3, 5-3, unfinished

3. Agustin Savarino (UNCW) def. William Albright (UNCG-M) 6-2, 6-2

4. Ignasi de Rueda (UNCW) def. Warren Bryan (UNCG-M) 6-4, 6-4

5. Daniel Groom (UNCW) vs. Daniel Hammarstedt (UNCG-M) 5-7, 6-2, unfinished

6. Leon Back (UNCW) def. Jack Burkill (UNCG-M) 2-6, 6-2, retired

 Doubles competition

1. William Albright/Connor Thompson (UNCG-M) def. Ignasi de Rueda/Agustin Savarino (UNCW) 6-3

2. Michael Morphy/Andres Torres (UNCW) def. Marcus Vidgren/Jack Burkill (UNCG-M) 6-1

3. Gabe Hocevar/Michael Copeland (UNCW) def. Logan Walker/Warren Bryan (UNCG-M) 6-4

Match Notes:

UNCG 7-12

UNCW 11-7

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

Official: Donald, Cliff T-2:45 A-100

The men’s tennis team is back in action tomorrow as it heads to Davidson, N.C. for a matchup with the Davidson Wildcats at 3:00 p.m.




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