Berea, KY - The Men's Tennis team took to their home court to take on the Royals of Johnson University. In a very close hard fought match the mountaineers feel short to the Royals 5-4.
In singles play Berea's Zachary White and Ethan Hughes grabbed the win. Berea found themselves down 4-2 going into doubles play. During doubles Zachary White and James Weaver paired up and defeated the Royals team of Jacob Clark and Sun Lili by a core of 8-3. Michael Carpenter and Juan Chavez Casiano teamed up for the win in #3 doubles play. In the end the mountaineers fell short to the Royals by a final score of 5-4.
The Mountaineers will be back in action at home on Sunday, October 16th in a tri-match against Indiana-East University at 9:00am and Maryville College at 1:00pm.
Men's Tennis – JOHNSON UNIVERSITY def. BEREA COLLEGE 5-4
(2) Zachary White/ James Weaver (BEREA) def. Jacob Clark/ Sun Lili (JOHNSON) 8-3
(3) Michael Carpenter/ Juan Chavez Casiano (BEREA) def. Braden Harris/Jordan Vanden Heuvel (JOHNSON) 8-6
(1) Zachary White (BEREA) def. Jacob Clark (JOHNSON) 6-3, 6-4
(2) Michael Rhodenbaugh (JOHNSON) def. Sam Slater (BEREA) 6-0, 6-2
(3) Jordan VandenHeuvel (JOHNSON) def. Avery Matthews (BEREA) 6-4, 6-0
(4) Matt Nordstrom (JOHNSON) def. James Weaver (BEREA) 6-2, 6-2
(5) Ethan Hughes (BEREA) def. Sun Lili (JOHNSON) 0-6, 6-4, 10-5
(6) Braden Harris (JOHNSON) def. Juan Chavez Casiano (BEREA) 6-4, 6-4