GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNC Greensboro men’s tennis team will take part in its second match of the spring on Friday, Feb. 7, when the Spartans host Radford at 2 p.m. at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
Grewe recorded the first point of the season for UNCG with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over the Spiders’ No. 1 seed Brice Polender. Knapp won the first match of his collegiate career, defeating John Walsh by scores of 2-6, 7-5, 6-0. Those victories, coupled with Palmer’s 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 win over Klein Evans, in a clash between No. 2 seeds, allowed the Spartans to pull the match even at 3-3.
Grewe and Palmer were responsible for two wins in the match as they downed the doubles team of Matt Fernandez and Josh Keitelman 6-3.
“We are looking forward to being on our own home courts against Radford,” said head coach Jeff Trivette. “We’ve had a great week of practice and are excited to see what we can do.”
Radford opened its 2019 spring season with a 6-1 victory over N.C. A&T on Saturday, Feb. 2. The Highlanders put together a dominating performance, winning five of the six singles matches in two games. The only match to reach three games went to the Aggies’ Jorge Ivanov, who claimed a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10-7) victory.
Radford also snagged the doubles point, winning by scores of 6-3, while the Aggies came away with a 7-6 (7-3) win by the duo of Jorge Goenaga and Hayden Faulkenbury.