#2 Tusculum bounces Newberry from SAC Tennis Tournament
Thursday, April 24, 2003 | by NC Sports Information

NEWBERRY, SC Ė Second-seeded Tusculum advanced to the semifinals of the 2003 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Menís Tennis Tournament with a 5-1 win over Newberry at Cannon Courts.  The Pioneers held a 2-1 lead after doubles and got singles wins from Roberto Robles, Ben Leahy and Alejandro Rojas to take the win.  Newberry got a point at #3 doubles in a win by Jesus Sucre and Kaushik Sridhar.

            Tusculum improves to 11-7 and will face the winner of the Catawba/Mars Hill first round match-up in Fridayís 5 p.m. semifinal.  Newberry ends its season at 1-12.

 

MENíS MATCH RESULTS

#2 Tusculum 5, #7 Newberry 1

 

SINGLES

#1 Roberto Robles (T) d. Toby Rawlings                   6-1, 6-0

#2 Johnathon Dunstan (T) vs. Jim Gilliam (N)             DNF

#3 Jesse Puckerin (T) vs. Rob Hindall (N)                 DNF

#4 Ben Leahy (T) d. Oliver Elston                              6-1, 6-0

#5 Alejandro Rojas (T) d. Jesus Sucre                       6-1, 6-0

#6 Miguel Lares (T) vs. Kaushik Sridhar (N)             DNF

 

DOUBLES

#1 Dunstan/Puckerin (T) d. Rawlings/Gilliam              8-3

#2 Robles/Leahy (T) d. Hindall/Elston                        8-2

#3 Sucre/Sridhar (N) d. Rojas/Lares                          8-3

RECORDS: Tusculum 11-7; Newberry 1-12.