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The UNCG menís tennis team took down UNC Asheville, 7-0, Saturday at the UNCG Tennis Courts.

Men's Tennis Blanks UNC Asheville, 7-0

Release: February 22, 2014
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GREENSBORO, N.C. - The UNCG men’s tennis team took down UNC Asheville, 7-0, Saturday at the UNCG Tennis Courts. 

The Spartans took the first point of the afternoon with a doubles win. At No. 1 doubles, James
Dougherty (Melbourne, Australia) and Randy Phillips (Snellville, Ga./ Brookwood ) defeated
Brett Landau and Alex Croker 8-4. Ahmet Sarioglu (Ankera, Turkey/METU Development
Foundation) and Daniel Mack (Lakeland, Fla./ Lakeland) took down Daniel Kripak and John
Schubel 8-2 at No. 2 doubles. Nazhone Wilkins (Burnsville, Minnesota/Home schooled) and
Gaston Murray (Lake Worth, Fla./ Park Vista) fell to Josh Swindler and Thomas Panoulas-Orestis

Phillips earned the Spartans the second point of the afternoon at No. 3 singles after beating
Alex Croker in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0.

At No. 5 singles, Mack defeated Schubel 6-3, 6-4. Cameron Smith (Jamestown, N.C./Ragsdale) beat Swindler 6-2, 6-3 at No. 6 singles.

Murray wrapped up fourth, with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Landeau at No. 4 singles.

Dougherty took the first set at No. 2 singles against Panoulas-Orestis 6-3. Dougherty fell behind
early in set two, but came back to take the set and the match with a 7-5 set two win.

At No.1 singles, Sarioglu won set one over Kripak 6-2. It was a hard fought second set, but
Sarioglu fell 6-7, (4-7). In the third set tiebreaker, Sarioglu won 10-7. 

With the win, UNCG pushes above .500 at 3-2. The Spartans will be back at it Sunday afternoon
as they welcome Gardner-Webb to UNCG Tennis Courts.

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