Eagles rally in doubles to shutout Cedarville, 9-0
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman shutout visiting Cedarville (Ohio), 9-0, on Saturday afternoon at the C-N Tennis Complex.
Then C-N staged two huge comeback wins at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles. At No. 1, junior Paul Birdsong ( Woodstock, Ga.) and freshman Warren McClure (Marietta, Ga.) rallied from a 7-2 deficit to win their doubles match, while the No. 2 doubles team of senior Dusty Davis (Morristown, Tenn.) and junior Derek Holdway (Woodstock, Ga.) overcame a service break to take their match to a tiebreak before securing the victory.
The Eagles cruised in singles winning every set in all six matches.
At No. 6 singles, freshman Garret Duron (Woodstock, Ga.) was first off the court with a 6-0, 6-0 win, and then Dusty Davis (Morristown, Tenn.) clinched the match for the Eagles with a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles.
The Eagles are now 3-2 on the young season, and open South Atlantic Conference play against Brevard College on Wednesday in Jefferson City.
|At Jefferson City, Tenn.|
|Carson-Newman Tennis Complex|
|March 10, 2012|
|Carson-Newman 9, Cedarville (Ohio) 0|
|No.||Doubles||Score||Order of Finish|
|1||Paul Birdsong/Warren McClure (CN) d. Niemiec/Filcik||9-7||2|
|2||Dusty Davis/Derek Holdway (CN)d. Eberhard/Gerber||9-8 (5)||3|
|3||Austin Mackay/Eric Mueller (CN) d. Levesque/Miller||8-6||1|
|No.||Singles||Score||Order of Finish|
|1||Dusty Davis (CN) d. Aaron Niemiec||6-1,6-2||2|
|2||Warren McClure (CN)d. Bobby Eberhard||6-4,6-2||6|
|3||Derek Holdway (CN) d. JohnFilcik||6-1,6-4||5|
|4||Paul Birdsong (CN) d. Adam Levesque||6-0,6-1||3|
|5||Eric Mueller (CN) d. Josh Van Zandt||6-3,6-4||4|
|6||Garret Duron (CN) d. Jake Miller||6-0,6-0||1|