Nolasco Moves to 6-0 as Crusaders Upend Warriors 7-2

Nolasco Moves to 6-0 as Crusaders Upend Warriors 7-2

CENTRAL, S.C. - Sophomore Carlos Nolasco earned a 6-1, 7-5 victory, and the Crusaders rolled to a 7-2 win at Southern Wesleyan this afternoon.  Nolasco now holds a 6-0 record against Conference Carolinas opponents.  As a team, Belmont Abbey stands at 13-17 this season, with a 6-1 conference mark.  The Warriors are now 6-9 overall, and 2-3 against Conference Carolinas teams.

The Crusaders took #2 and #3 doubles, both by scores of 8-6.  Zachary Blythe and Henrique Leal now hold a 7-0 record together in conference play.

George Barfoot got the first Crusader victory in singles play, with a 6-3, 6-0 victory at #2.  Carlos Nolasco earned a 6-1, 7-5 win at #5 singles, moving his conference record to 6-1 this year.

Belmont Abbey will travel to North Greenville University tomorrow.

Belmont Abbey 7, Southern Wesleyan 2

SINGLES
1. Urs Widow (SWU) def. James Delaney (BAC) 6-2, 6-7, 6-4
2. George Barfoot (BAC) def. Siggy Menzel (SWU) 6-3, 6-0
3. Zachary Blythe (BAC) def. Daniel Bolivar (SWU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
4. Jose Disotuar (BAC) def. Sam Bakker (SWU) 7-6, 6-3
5. Carlos Nolasco (BAC) def. Joseph Olatunji (SWU) 6-1, 7-5
6. Kevin Yarzagaray (BAC) def. Ben Smith (SWU) 6-2, 6-0

DOUBLES
1. Siggy Menzel / Urs Widow (SWU) def. George Barfoot / James Delaney (BAC) 8-6
2. Zachary Blythe / Henrique Leal (BAC) def. Sam Bakker / Daniel Bolivar (SWU) 8-6
3. Tomas Pardo / Michal Rapsik (BAC) def. Joseph Olatunji / Ben Smith (SWU) 8-6