Newberry sweeps Erskine 9-0


Newberry sweeps Erskine 9-0
Friday, October 20, 2017 | by Janay Boone, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – The Newberry men’s tennis team kept up their winning streak Friday afternoon by sweeping the Flying Fleet of Erskine 9-0.


The Wolves (4-0) won with ease in their opening doubles matches against Erskine as Edison Ambarzumjan and Jose Navarro cruised to an 8-0 win at No. 1. Their success continued as Angel Pizarro and Nikhil Mannepalli claimed an 8-1 victory at No. 2, while Logan Adkins and Jordan Monosky finished off the doubles sweep with an 8-6 win at No. 3.


Newberry was not done yet, as they swept through singles actions. Ambarzumjan emerged victorious in his battle to secure the set, beating his opponent 5-7, 6-2, and 107. Navarro and Mannepalli came up with the win taking their set 6-4,6-3 and 6-4,6-1.


Pizarro and Adkins finished their sets 6-2,6-0 and 6-3,6-3 at No. 4 and No. 5 singles. Alex Amble would end the perfect day for Newberry by winning his set 6-2,6-2.