The Wolves notch wins at the ITA Tournament

The Wolves notch wins at the ITA Tournament
Friday, September 29, 2017 | by Janay Boone, Athletic Communications Assistant

SUMTER - The Newberry men's tennis team notched victories in day one of the ITA Southeast Regional Championships.

In doubles action Edison Ambarzumjan and Jose Navarro started the Wolves (2-0) success downing their opponent 8-6. The two will compete in day two of the tourney and move on to the round of 16.

Number two seeded Navarro,edged his opponent in singles action, securing the set 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. Following suit was Ambarzumjan, who dropped his opponent 5-7, 6-2, 6-0. In Newberry's final singles flight, Nikhil Mannepalli would continue the Wolves success winning the set 6-3, 6-4. Jordan Monosky was not able to capture the victory, dropping the flight 6-3,6-2 in the round of 64.

Newberry will continue their journey in the ITA tourney tomorrow. The Wolves' first home match is set for Oct. 1 against Johnson C. Smith at 10:30 a.m.