Monday, March 24, 2014


BREVARD, N.C.- The Brevard College (1-10, 0-3 SAC) men’s tennis team hosted the Mars Hill University Lions (4-8, 2-3 SAC) in a 3-6 loss for the Tornados at McCoy Tennis Complex on March 24.

Brevard grabbed their first team point in the No.3 doubles as George Finch and Nathan Sabate paired up to beat the Lions duo 8-1.

Finch captured another team point while in the No. 6 spot for singles against Covington in a 6-1, 6-1. Guilherme Prophirio was playing in the No. 5 spot when he beat out a Mars Hill Lion in extra sets.

Other Brevard teammates came up short unable to capture a point for the Tornados. Rory Northam competed at No.2 singles losing by a small margin of 6-2, 6-3 against Alberto Ortiz of MHU.

Brevard will travel to Carson-Newman on March 27 at 2:00 for a South Atlantic Conference match-up.

Men's Doubles
#1: E.Guerrero and Sam Ix (MH) def. David Taggart and Rory Northam (BC) 5-8
#2: Joel Strugis and Alberto Ortiz (MH) def. Chris Plasa and Guilherme Prophirio (BC) 1-8
#3: George Finch and Nathan Sabate (BC) def. M. Guttric and B. Covington (MH) 8-1

#1: E. Guerrero (MH) def. David Taggart (BC) 0-6; 0-6
#2: Alberto Ortiz (MH) def. Rory Northam (BC) 2-6;3-6
#3: S Lec (MH) def. Nathan Sabate (BC) 0-6;3-6
#4: Joel Strugis (MH) def. Christoph Plasa (BC) 2-6; 0-6
#5: Guilherme Prophirio (BC) def. M. Tattnir (MH) 6-3; 4-6; (7)
#6: George Finch (BC) def. B. Covington (MH) 6-1; 6-1

Team Score: 3-6