Eagles roll to win over University of the Cumberlands in opener, 7-2
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Carson-Newman Eagles won five singles matches to overpower the University of the Cumberlands, 7-2, in their 2012 season opener on Friday afternoon.
C-N won singles matches at No. 2 through No. 6 to roll to a season-opening win at the C-N Tennis Complex.
Freshman Warren McClure (Marietta, Ga.) defeated Danilo Garcia 4-6, 7-6 (9), 6-4 in a 3-hour battle match and an impressive debut for the C-N newcomer.
The Eagles got off to a quick start taking two of the three doubles matches. At No. 2 doubles, Dusty Davis (Morristown, TN) and Derek Holdway (Woodstock, Ga.)won 8-3, and freshmen Austin Mackay (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) and Garret Duron (Woodstock, Ga.) won by the same score at No. 3 doubles.
Holdway won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles as the Eagles went 5-1 in singles matches.
Carson-Newman faces Lee University on Saturday at 18 11:45 a.m. in Jefferson City.
At Jefferson City, Tenn.
Carson-Newman Tennis Complex
February 17, 2012
Carson-Newman 7, University of the Cumberlands 2
|1. Juanio/Garica (UC) d. Paul Birdsong/Warren McClure (CN)||8-3|
|2. Dusty Davis/Derek Holdway (CN) d. Kelley/Macleish (UC)||8-3|
|3. Austin Mackay/Garret Duron (CN) d. Neeley/Smith (UC)||8-3|
|1. Juanio (UC) d. Dusty Davis (CN)||6-2, 6-0|
|2. Warren McClure (CN) d. Garcia (UC)||4-6, 7-6(9), 6-4|
|3. Derek Holdway (CN) d. Neeley (UC)||6-0, 6-0|
|4. Paul Birdsong (CN) d. Smith (UC)||6-0, 6-2|
|5. Eric Mueller (CN) d. Macleish (UC)||6-4, 6-2|
|6. Garret Duron (CN) d. Low (UC)||6-0, 6-1|