Men’s Tennis Up-ended by Davidson
DAVIDSON, N.C. – On Saturday, the USC Upstate men's tennis team fell on the road at Davidson, 5-0, at the Knoblock Tennis Center.
In doubles action the team of Matias Di Pasquale and Marco Inconir defeated Connor Evins and Kevin Moore, 8-5, but the Wildcats were able to claim the doubles point with wins in doubles #1 and #2.
In singles action, Gonzalo Blanco put up a fight in singles number one, but ultimately fell to Joe Schafer, 5-7, 3-6. Gianulca Paino also won multiple games but fell 3-6, 3-6 to Arie Hefter.
The Spartans will return to action tomorrow afternoon at 1:00 p.m. when they host UNC Greensboro in the first home match of the season.
Tennis Match Results
USC Upstate vs Davidson College
Feb 05, 2011 at Davidson, N.C.
(Knobloch Tennis Center)
Davidson College 5, #61 USC Upstate 0
1. Joe Schafer (DAV) def. Gonzalo Blanco (UPSTM) 7-5, 6-3
2. Chris Mark (DAV) def. Matias Di Pasquale (UPSTM) 6-2, 6-1
3. Arie Hefter (DAV) def. Gianluca Paino (UPSTM) 6-3, 6-3
4. Walker Lyons (DAV) def. Marco Linconir (UPSTM) 6-4, 6-0
5. Calum Gee (DAV) vs. Ignacio Velez (UPSTM) 2-1, unfinished
6. Kevin Moore (DAV) vs. Andres Sanchez (UPSTM) 1-0, unfinished
1. Calum Gee/Joe Schafer (DAV) def. Gonzalo Blanco/Andres Sanchez (UPSTM) 8-2
2. Walker Lyons/Chris Mark (DAV) def. Gianluca Paino/Ignacio Velez (UPSTM) 8-6
3. Matias Di Pasquale/Marco Linconir (UPSTM) def. Connor Evins/Kevin Moore (DAV) 8-5
USC Upstate 0-5; National ranking #61
Davidson College 2-3