Tennis (M)

Sufficool wins deciding point as Men's Tennis downs Tusculum 5-4


    GREENEVILLE, TN -- In a match that went to the wire, Catawba downed No. 37 Tusculum 5-4 in South Atlantic Conference action held Monday at the Nichols Tennis Complex.  With the win, Catawba moves to 17-5 overall and 3-2 in the SAC.  Tusculum slips to 11-6 and 4-2.
        Catawba held a 2-1 advantage after doubles play and split six singles matches to take the win.  Tusculum held a 4-3 lead in singles, but a win by Drew Ramsey at #6 tied the match and Andrew Sufficool scored the deciding point when he won in three sets at #5.

Tusculum’s lone doubles victory came at the No. 1 position, where Carlos Garcia and Sergio Espinosa defeated Jose Velazquez and Ramsey 8-4.  The Catawba duo of Geoff Fouad and Shahin Soltan battled out a 9-8 victory over Antonio Oliver and Leo Guaycurus at the No. 2 slot, while Sufficool and Jonathan Hack downed Hunter Beal and Nic Janssen 8-4 in the third position.

In singles action, Catawba claimed wins at the No. 1, 5, and 6 positions.  Velazquez defeated Espinosa 6-3, 6-4 in the top slot.  Sufficool went three sets to down Beal 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 at No. 5, and Ramsey prevailed over Janssen 6-4, 6-1 at No. 6.

Antonio Oliver, Garcia, and Julien Jacob claimed singles victories for Tusculum.  Oliver battled three sets with Soltan before taking a 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 win at No. 2.  Garcia defeated Hack 6-1, 6-2 in the No. 3 slot, and Jacob downed Fouad 6-2, 6-1 in the fourth position.

MEN'S MATCH RESULTS
Catawba 5, Tusculum 4

Singles
#1 Jose Velazquez (C) d. Sergio Espinosa 6-3, 6-4
#2 Antonio Oliver (T) d. Shahin Soltan 6-1, 1-6, 6-3
#3 Carlos Garcia (T) d. Jon Hack 6-1, 6-2
#4 Julien Jacob (T) d. Geoff Fouad 6-2, 6-1
#5 Andrew Sufficool (C) d. Hunter Beal 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
#6 Drew Ramsey (C) d.Nic Janssen 6-4, 6-1

Doubles
#1 Garcia/Espinosa (T) d. Velazquez/Ramsey 8-4
#2 Fouad/Soltan (C) d. Oliver/Guaycurus 9-8
#3 Sufficool/Hack (C) d. Beal/Janssen 8-4
RECORDS: Catawba 17-5, 3-2 SAC; Tusculum 11-6, 4-2 SAC.

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