Eagles drop 7-2 decision to Mount Olive
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman men's tennis team fell to Mount Olive, 7-2, on Friday afternoon at the Carson-Newman Tennis Complex.
With the loss, the Eagles drop to 2-4 on the season.
C-N's only team points came at No. 2 doubles and No. 5 singles. The duo of Paul Birdsong (Woodstock, Ga.) and Adriano Kira (Brazil) claimed an 8-5 win in No. 2 doubles action. Kira also won at No. 5 singles against Diogo Sender by a score of 1-6, 6-3 and 10-6.
The Eagles return to action against Cedarville (Ohio) on Saturday. Match time is at 10:00 a.m. in Jefferson City.
1. Queiros (MO) d. Trent Slagle (CN) 6-4,6-2
2. Pham (MO) d. Dusty Davis (CN) 6-2,6-2
3. Mariano (MO) d. Derek Holdway (CN) 6-4,6-2
4. Dualiby (MO) d. Chris Acker (CN) 3-6,6-3,10-5
5. Adriano Kira (CN) d. Sender (MO) 1-6,6-3,10-6
6. Pelegrino (MO) d. Paul Birdsong (CN) 6-3,6-4