CHARLESTON, SC – Ryan Lewis earned a straight-set win over Andrew Taylor at No. 5 singles, but it wasn’t enough as UNC Greensboro was eliminated from the 2006 Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Championship with a 4-1 loss to Appalachian State on Thursday afternoon.
Lewis defeated Taylor, 6-0 and 7-5, to earn UNCG its only point of the afternoon. The seventh-seeded Mountaineers won two of the three doubles’ pro-sets and two singles matches with a third stopped due to injury.
Appalachian State advanced to face second-seeded Furman at 12:30 pm Friday.
SINGLES: Ryan Brookshaw (ASU) def. Martin Redelinghuys 6-4, 6-4; Dimitar Dimitrov (ASU) def. Ian Conchar 6-1, 6-1; Ryan Lewis (UNCG) def. Andrew Taylor 6-0, 7-5; Robert Hogewood (ASU) def. Jason Steinhorn 1-6, 6-4, retired - injury. (ALL OTHER SINGLES MATCHES INCOMPLETE)
DOUBLES: Dimitar Dimitrov/Andrew Waters (ASU) def. Ryan Lewis/Jason Steinhorn 8-1; Alex Probst/Robert Hogewood (ASU) def. Austin Wilty/Ian Conchar 8-3. (REMAINING DOUBLES MATCH INCOMPLETE)
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