NEWBERRY, S.C. – Francis Marion University defeated Newberry College 9-0 in men’s tennis action at the Cannon Courts in the blustering cold Friday afternoon. Number one singles was the best match of the day with Newberry’s Toby Rawlings (Bristol, ENGLAND) falling 6-1, 6-4 to the Patriots number one Lewellyn King.
The Newberry women travel to Francis Marion Saturday for a 2 p.m. match. The men will take to the court next Thursday at Georgia College and State University at 2 p.m.
(1) Lewellyn King (FMU) def. Toby Rawlings (NEW) 6-1, 6-4
(2) Mark Bube (FMU) def. Rob Hindall (NEW) 6-1, 6-1
(3) Kevin Taylor (FMU) def. Oliver Elston (NEW) 6-0, 6-1
(4) Jan Schmidt (FMU) def. Jim Gilliam (NEW) 6-0, 6-3
(5) Dan Cordrey (FMU) def. Alex Avila (NEW) 6-0, 6-2
(6) Alex Cury (FMU) def. Kaushik Sridhar (NEW) 6-1, 6-2
(1) King/Bube (FMU) def. Rawlings/Hindall (NEW) 8-2
(2) King/Cordrey (FMU) def. Elston/Gilliam (NEW) 8-1
Schmidt/Stephan de Kock (FMU) def. Sridhar/Avila (NEW) 8-2