Tuesday, March 8, 2011


The men's tennis team took down Millersville 6-3 to win their third straight match

Hilton Head Island, S.C. – The Brevard College men’s tennis team continued their perfect record on their spring trip to Hilton Head Island by defeating Millersville University 6-3 on Tuesday afternoon.

The Tornados move to 4-4 on the season and 3-0 on their trip this Spring.

The match started with singles action. Beau Wills was the first to win his match by defeating Tyler Reppert in straight sets 6-1, 6-0 at the #4 spot. In #5 singles action, Jarred Fisher topped Ryan Knarr 6-1, 6-1. Scott McCormick took down Preetham Morris 6-1, 6-3 at the #1 singles slot, while Shane Apps won at #6 singles, also in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. Sam MacNeil fell in the first set 6-7 but was able to take down Drew Slocum 6-1 in the second set. MacNeil also took the tie breaker 10-8 to give him another win.

In doubles action, Brevard went just 1-2 as Jarred Fisher/Shane Apps defeated Ryan Knarr/Henry Ben at the #3 doubles spot, making the final score 6-3 at Hilton Head High School.

The Tornados are back on the courts on Thursday, when they take on Bloomsburg University at 8 a.m.

Singles Competition
1. Scott McCormick (BCM) def. Preetham Morris (MUM) 6-1, 6-3
2. Sam MacNeil (BCM) def. Drew Slocum (MUM) 6-7, 6-1, 10-8
3. Don Swantko (MUM) def. Cole Altizer (BCM) 3-6, 6-3, 5-10
4. Beau Wills (BCM) def. Tyler Reppert (MUM) 6-1, 6-0
5. Jarred Fisher (BCM) def. Ryan Knarr (MUM) 6-1, 6-1
6. Shane Apps (BCM) def. Henry Ben (MUM) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles Competition
1. Preetham Morris/Drew Slocum (MUM) def. Scott McCormick/Beau Wills (BCM) 5-8
2. Tyler Reppert/Don Swantko (MUM) def. Cole Altizer/Sam MacNeil (BCM) 5-8
3. Jarred Fisher/Shane Apps (BCM) def. Ryan Knarr/Henry Ben (MUM) 8-4