Tornados fall to Lenoir-Rhyne, 7-2, on Tuesday afternoon

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BREVARD, N.C. - The Brevard College men's tennis team lost to South Atlantic Conference (SAC) opponent Lenoir-Rhyne, 7-2, on Tuesday afternoon. The Tornados fall to 4-11 overall and 0-9 in conference play while the Bears 9-11 and 2-6 in the SAC.

Senior Rory Northam picked up his eighth win of the season and fourth conference win during the fourth singles match. He defeated Filip Dobrosavljevic by a score of 6-3, 6-1. It is the most wins in a single season for the South African native. Northam and teammate Christoph Plasa defeated Jordan Lawson and Dobrosavljevic in the second doubles slot by a score of 9-7.

David Taggart fell in the top singles match to Marvin Mueller 7-5, 6-2 while Plasa was defeated by John Christian Reid in the fifth singles slot 6-3, 6-1. George Finch was swept at No. 2 singles while Nathan Sabate lost 6-0, 6-2 in the third slot to Patrick Bauer.

Richie Liell was downed by Matthew Ledford in the sixth singles slot by a score of 6-1, 6-0 while Liell and Finch lost to Reid and Robin Hochguertel, 8-1, in the third doubles match. Taggart and Sabate put up a fight against Bauer and Mueller in the top doubles match but eventually fell by a score of 8-5.

The Tornados will play their final home contest of the season on Friday when they host Tusculum at 2 p.m. It will also be senior day for the Brevard senior's with a ceremony to happen prior to the matches.

Featured image courtesy of Robbie Robertson of the Transylvania Times.

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