Barfoot Wins Sixth Straight as Crusaders Defeat Bulldogs 5-4

Barfoot Wins Sixth Straight as Crusaders Defeat Bulldogs 5-4

WILSON, N.C. - Sophomore George Barfoot won his sixth straight singles match as The Abbey defeated Barton College 5-4 this afternoon.  The win moves the Crusaders to 14-18 overall this season, and 7-2 in Conference Carolinas play.  Barton, ranked #10 in the Southeast Region, is now 4-12 overall and 2-6 in conference play.

Barfoot and James Delaney got the 8-4 win at #1 doubles for The Abbey, moving them to 13-6 on the season and 6-3 in conference play together.

Belmont Abbey then took each of the first four singles matches, highlighted by a 6-2, 7-5 win by Zachary Blythe at #2.  Jose Disotuar, with the win at #4, clinched the match for the Crusaders.

Belmont Abbey will play its final conference match of the regular season at Limestone on Saturday, April 14, at 3 p.m.

Belmont Abbey 5, Barton 4

SINGLES

1. James Delaney (BAC) def. Rory Gaydon (BARTON) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1
2. Zachary Blythe (BAC) def. Oscar Marmestedt (BARTON) 6-2, 7-5
3. George Barfoot (BAC) def. Diego Agudelo (BARTON) 0-6, 6-3, 6-3
4. Jose Disotuar (BAC) def. Jesus Gil (BARTON) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
5. Alessandro Gerbino (BARTON) def. Carlos Nolasco (BAC) 6-3, 6-4
6. Ermanno Galimberti (BARTON) def. Austin Schepel (BAC) 6-0, 6-3

DOUBLES

1. #31 George Barfoot/James Delaney (BAC) def. Diego Agudelo/Oscar Marmestedt (BARTON) 8-4
2. Rory Gaydon/Jesus Gil (BARTON) def. Zachary Blythe/Henrique Leal (BAC) 8-7 (7-3)
3. Martijn Eleveld/Ermanno Galimberti (BARTON) def. Tomas Pardo/Michal Rapsik (BAC) 8-7 (7-5)