The Belmont Abbey men's tennis squad put up an 8-1 victory this afternoon at Virginia-Wise. The Crusaders improve to 4-0 this year, while the Highland Cavaliers move to 2-3.
Freshman Blaise Waters' 6-3, 6-0 was the best individual score of the day. The Crusaders also swept UVA-Wise in doubles competition, as the Grant Goldin-Jacob Andress and Tomas Pardo-Michael Rapsik duos each posted 8-2 wins.
1. Andrii Rutnytskyi (WISE) def. Eduardo Escobar (BELAC) 6-1, 6-7 (8-10), 1-0 (10-8)
2. Nikhil Reddy (BELAC) def. Viktor Tunnikov (WISE) 6-2, 6-4
3. Blaise Waters (BELAC) def. Christopher Armistead (WISE) 6-3, 6-0
4. Chip Moore (BELAC) def. Noah Aldridge (WISE) 6-2, 6-1
5. Thomas Rowzie (BELAC) def. No player (WISE), by default
6. Michael Rapsik (BELAC) def. No player (WISE), by default
1. Grant Goldin/Jacob Andress (BELAC) def. Andrii Rutnytskyi/Viktor Tunnikov (WISE) 8-2
2. Tomas Pardo/Michael Rapsik (BELAC) def. Christopher Armistead/Noah Aldridge (WISE) 8-2
3. Chip Moore/Thomas Rowzie (BELAC) def. No player/No player (WISE), by default