DENISON, Texas – Seconded-seeded Southwestern University defeated seventh-seeded Centenary College, 5-0, in opening round action of the 2019 SCAC Men’s Tennis Championship. Official Website l Bracket l Postmatch Interview
The Pirates swept the opening doubles matches before senior Alonso Fernandez clinched the match for Southwestern at the number four singles line, following a straight set victory, 6-0, 6-0.
SOUTHWESTERN 5, CENTENARY 0
April 19, 2019 at Denton, Texas (Smith Tennis Center)
|1. Alexander Joseph (SU) vs. Kevin Le (CENT) 6-0, 2-0, unfinished|
|2. Carlos Rodero (SU) vs. Max Wamsley (CENT) 6-0, 4-0, unfinished|
|3. Max Pearson (SU) vs. Nathan Lim (CENT) 6-0, 3-0, unfinished|
|4. Alonso Fernandez (SU) def. Pius Lau (CENT) 6-0, 6-0|
|5. Vesko Lekovic (SU) def. Divine Martin (CENT) 6-0, 6-0|
|6. Tyler Norman (SU) vs. Miguel Vasquez (CENT) 6-0, 4-0, unfinished|
|1. Hunter Bajoit/Carlos Rodero (SU) def. Nathan Lim/Max Wamsley (CENT) 8-0|
|2. Jeremy Wilson/Alonso Fernandez (SU) def. Kevin Le/Pius Lau (CENT) 8-0|
|3. Tashawn Treadwell/Tyler Norman (SU) def. Divine Martin/Miguel Vasquez (CENT) 8-0|
|Centenary (La.) 1-10|
|Southwestern (Tex.) 15-4|
The Pirates will move on to face third-seeded Austin College at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at Austin College in the SCAC semifinals. Meanwhile, the Gentleman will play sixth-seeded Texas Lutheran tomorrow at 9:00 a.m., at the Smith Tennis Center with the winner advancing into the fifth-place match to face the loser of match one, fourth-seeded Schreiner and fifth-seeded Colorado College, at the Smith Tennis Center.