Friday, March 11, 2011


The Brevard men's tennis team took down #41 Palm Beach Atlantic on Friday

Hilton Head Island, S.C. – The Brevard College men’s tennis team was able to top the #41-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic University Sailfish on Friday evening, 8-1.

The Tornados moved to 5-4 with the win, and have a perfect 4-0 on their spring trip to Hilton Head Island.

Shane Apps was able to pick up the first point of the match by taking down Evan Sahlman at #6 singles. Apps was able to win in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1. Jarred Fisher was next to finish for BC. He won his #5 singles match-up 6-2, 6-4. Scott McCormick was able to win his #1 singles match next, he defeated Krasimir Atanasov 6-4, 6-4. Sam MacNeil and Beau Wills both took their singles matches. MacNeil won 7-6, 6-2, while Wills won 6-3, 7-6.

The Tornados were able to sweep the Sailfish in doubles. Scott McCormick/Beau Wills won their match 8-2 over Krasimir Atanasov/Luke Bolanos. At #2 doubles Cole Altizer/Sam MacNeil beat Evan Sahlman/Eric Wade 8-3 and Jarred Fisher/Shane Apps took their #3 doubles match 8-2.

The Tornados wrap-up their spring trip by taking on North Georgia on Saturday morning. BC will take on the Saints at 8 a.m.

Singles competition
1. Scott McCormick (BCM) def. Krasimir Atanasov (PBAM) 6-4, 6-4
2. Sam MacNeil (BCM) def. Bastian Guenther (PBAM) 7-6, 6-2
3. Luke Bolanos (PBAM) def. Cole Altizer (BCM) 7-5, 7-5
4. Beau Wills (BCM) def. Alex Minicozzi (PBAM) 6-3, 7-6
5. Jarred Fisher (BCM) def. Jonathan Kalis (PBAM) 6-2, 6-4
6. Shane Apps (BCM) def. Evan Sahlman (PBAM) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Scott McCormick/Beau Wills (BCM) def. Krasimir Atanasov/Luke Bolanos (PBAM) 8-2
2. Cole Altizer/Sam MacNeil (BCM) def. Evan Sahlman/Eric Wade (PBAM) 8-3
3. Jarred Fisher/Shane Apps (BCM) def. Jonathan Kalis/Cole Conley (PBAM) 8-2