Brevard, N.C. - Scott McCormick improved to 4-1 on the season at the #1 singles position in defeating Nicola Nonnenbroich, but it was not enough as the Tornados dropped their match against visiting UNC Asheville on Thursday afternoon at the McCoy Tennis Complex, 6-1.
Brevard falls to 1-4 on the year, while UNC Asheville improves to 4-4.
The Bulldogs took all three matches in doubles competition to capture the first point of the match. Jarred Fisher and Cole Altizer provided stiff resistance at the #2 position against Nonnenbroich and Nathan White, but ultimately fell 8-4, while the other two matches ended with 8-1 results.
In singles action, McCormick gave the Tornados their first point of the afternoon, defeating Nonnenbroich in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1. Fisher pushed UNCA’s Ryan Matthews to the limit before falling, 6-3, 7-5 at the #4 spot, while Sam MacNeil also battled hard at the #2 position against Adrien Langeard before falling 6-4, 6-2, as the Tornados fell for the fourth time in the season.
Brevard looks to sunny skies and warm weather in their next match as they head to Hilton Head, S.C. on Sunday, March 6th, to take on East Strousburg. First serve in doubles competition is set for noon.
1. Scott McCormick (BCM) def. NONNENBROICH, Nicola (ASHM) 6-2, 6-1
2. LANGEARD, Adrien (ASHM) def. Sam MacNeil (BCM) 6-4, 6-2
3. WAISSEN, Matt (ASHM) def. Cole Altizer (BCM) 6-0, 6-2
4. MATTHEWS, Ryan (ASHM) def. Jarred Fisher (BCM) 6-3, 7-5
5. BROBECK, Jonas (ASHM) def. Beau Wills (BCM) 6-1, 6-3
6. WHITE, Nathan (ASHM) def. Shane Apps (BCM) 6-0, 6-2
1. WAISSEN, Matt/BROBECK, Jonas (ASHM) def. Scott McCormick/Sam MacNeil (BCM) 8-1
2. WHITE, Nathan/NONNENBROICH, Nicola (ASHM) def. Jarred Fisher/Cole Altizer (BCM) 8-4
3. REES, Thomas/LANGEARD, Adrien (ASHM) def. Beau Wills/Shane Apps (BCM) 8-1