Elon spoils UNCG's SoCon opener, 7-0
GREENSBORO, NC – Elon University extended its SoCon regular season winning streak to 17 straight matches, topping UNC Greensboro, 7-0, in the men’s tennis conference opener for the Spartans.
Elon (9-3, 4-0), which is ranked 66th in the ITA Team Rankings this week, Elon won all six singles matches in straight sets. The Phoenix have not lost a SoCon match since March 2006.
The closest match of the after was at No. 4 singles where Elon’s Alberto Rojas topped UNCG’s Yaroslav Litus, 6-4 and 6-3.
UNCG (1-9, 0-1) continues conference play when it visits The Citadel on Thursday at 1 pm.
1. Damon Gooch (ELON) def. Andrey Bubnov (UNCG) 6-0, 6-3
2. Oscar Podlewski (ELON) def. Arsel Kumdereli (UNCG) 6-1, 6-4
3. Mason Schermerhorn (ELON) def. Martin Redelinghuys (UNCG) 6-1, 6-2
4. Alberto Rojas (ELON) def. Yaroslav Litus (UNCG) 6-4, 6-3
5. Philip Nemec (ELON) def. William John (UNCG) 6-3, 6-2
6. Chase Helpingstine (ELON) def. Taylor Befus (UNCG) 6-2, 6-2
1. Damon Gooch/Philip Nemec (ELON) def. Arsel Kumdereli/William John (UNCG) 8-5
2. Alberto Rojas/Mason Schermerhorn (ELON) def. Yaroslav Litus/Andrey Bubnov (UNCG) 8-7 (7-3)
3. C Stauffer MacDowell/Chase Helpingstine (ELON) def. Taylor Befus/Martin Redelinghuys (UNCG) 8-4
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