Redelinghuys, Wilty earn wins, but Spartans fall at Richmond, 5-2, in men's tennis action
RICHMOND, VA – UNC Greensboro’s duo of Martin Redelinghuys and Austin Wilty both won singles matches in straight sets but Richmond won two three-set matches to clinch a 5-2 win over the Spartans in men’s tennis action Saturday afternoon.
Redelinghuys cruised past Matt Stillwagon, 6-2 and 6-0. Wilty, a freshman from Chamblee, GA, knocked off Michael Sommer, 6-4 and 6-1. However, the Spiders got three-set singles’ wins from Doug Banker and Chris Louis to clinch the team victory.
UNCG returns to action on Wednesday when it visits East Carolina at 2 pm.
Singles: Doug Banker (R) def. Marc Ladoucer (UNCG), 6-2, 3-6, 6-4; Martin Redelinghuys (UNCG) def. Matt Stillwagon (R), 6-2, 6-0; Sami Belakhlef (R) def. Ian Conchar (UNCG), 6-0, 2-6, 6-3; Chris Louis (R) def. Ryan Lewis (UNCG), 5-7, 6-3, 7-5; Austin Wilty (UNCG) def. Michael Sommer (R), 6-4, 6-1; Brett Waikart (R) def. Jason Steinhorn (UNCG), 7-5, 7-6.
Doubles: Wilty/Redelinghuys (UNCG) def. Stillwagon/Belakhlef (R), 8-1 ; Banker/Waikert (R) def. Ladoucer/Conchar (UNCG), 8-5; Louis/Sommer (R) def. Lewis/Steinhorn (UNCG), 9-8
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