Men's Tennis Set for Showdown against Rival Elon
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG men's tennis program will host Southern Conference rival Elon Tuesday, April 9 at the UNCG tennis courts at 2 p.m.
"This is a big match for both teams tomorrow," said head coach Thomas Mozur. "We have an opportunity to place ourselves at the top of the conference and make a run for a share of the Southern Conference Regular Season Title. We just have to focus on our business and fight to the end."
The Spartans hold a 13-2 overall record and are 6-2 in the SoCon after defeating Davidson, 5-2 Sunday.
The Spartans won two out of three doubles matches to win the doubles point.
In singles play, Sarioglu dropped his match to Joe Schafer, 7-5, 6-2. Dougherty picked up an easy 6-1, 6-1 win against Kunz, while Murray came up short in his match against 6-4, 6-1 to Mark.
Phillips fought to win his first set before taking the second match easily when he beat Lightbourn, 7-6, 6-0. Mack won in a quick 6-1, 6-1 match against Connor Evins, while Smith defeated Alex Howard, 6-4, 6-2.
The Elon University men's tennis team suffered its first Southern Conference setback of the season on Sunday, April 7, after dropping a 4-3 match to the Georgia Southern Eagles at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. The Phoenix hold a 14-6 record and are 7-1 in the SoCon.
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