Shiell, Horne Earn Wins against The Citadel

Shiell, Horne Earn Wins against The Citadel

BELMONT, N.C. - The Belmont Abbey men's tennis team hosted Division 1 opponent USC Upstate today and faced The Citadel and Newberry College in Sumter, South Carolina.  The Abbey lost to all three opponents, and is now 2-6 on the season.

How it Happened

  • Jacob Andress had the most competitive match against USC Upstate, which ended in a 6-2, 6-2 win for the Spartans
  • Andress also paired up with Tomas Pardo to produce the most competitive doubles battle, which Upstate took 6-2
  • Against The Citadel, Kent Shiell earned his second win of the Spring, with a 3-set victory at #1 singles
  • Bailey Horne also got a victory, at #2 singles
  • Carlos Nolasco, against Newberry, earned a quick 6-2, 6-1 victory at #5 singles
  • Holden Ballard closed out the day, winning his #6 singles match by scores of 2-6, 6-4, 10-6

USC Upstate 7, Belmont Abbey 0

SINGLES
1. Ankush Arora (USCU) def. Jacob Andress (BAC) 6-2, 6-2
2. Francisco Neto (USCU) def. Tomas Pardo (BAC) 6-1, 6-2
3. Luka Eble (USCU) def. Blaise Waters (BAC) 6-1, 6-1
4. Fernando Bernardes (USCU) def. Phillip Katta (BAC) 6-2, 6-0
5. Frederick Sydow (USCU) def. Mike Nguyen (BAC) 6-0, 6-2
6. Tom Russwurm (USCU) def. Adam Nesnow (BAC) 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES
1. Ankush Arora / Lucas Percy (USCU) def. Jacob Andress / Tomas Pardo (BAC) 6-2
2. Luka Eble / Francisco Neto (USCU) def. Mike Nguyen / Blaise Waters (BAC) 6-0
3. Fernando Bernardes / Frederick Sydow (USCU) def. Phillip Katta / Adam Nesnow (BAC) 6-0

 

The Citadel 6, Belmont Abbey 3

SINGLES
1. Kent Shiell (BAC) def. Roy Hobson (CIT) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
2. Bailey Horne (BAC) def. Jack Pyritz (CIT) 6-2, 6-0
3. Noah Nawabi (CIT) def. Carlos Nolasco (BAC) 6-4, 7-5
4. Willem van Zyl (CIT) def. Holden Ballard (BAC) 6-3, 6-0
5. Gavin Stewart (CIT) def. Chip Moore (BAC) 6-1, 6-2
6. Will Graham (CIT) def. Michael Hess (BAC) 6-0, 6-1

DOUBLES
1. George Barfoot / Bailey Horne (BAC) def. Gavin Stewart / Willem van Zyl (CIT) 8-6
2. Will Graham / Roy Hobson (CIT) def. Wlayimer Jimenez / Carlos Nolasco (BAC) 8-6
3. Noah Nawabi / Phillip Quinn (CIT) def. Holden Ballard / Chip Moore (BAC) 8-5

 

Newberry 5, Belmont Abbey 2

SINGLES
1. Edison Ambarzumjan (NBY) def. George Barfoot (BAC) 6-2, 6-4
2. Jose Navarro (NBY) def. Kent Shiell (BAC) 6-2, 1-6, 12-10
3. Sean Nguyen (NBY) def. Bailey Horne (BAC) 1-6, 6-1, 10-6
4. Enrico Haas (NBY) def. Wlayimer Jimenez (BAC) 5-7, 6-0, 10-2
5. Carlos Nolasco (BAC) def. Alex Amble (NBY) 6-2, 6-1
6. Holden Ballard (BAC) def. Lawrence Friedland (NBY) 2-6, 6-4, 10-6

DOUBLES
1. Edison Ambarzumjan / Enrico Haas (NBY) def. George Barfoot / Bailey Horne (BAC) 6-4
2. Jose Navarro / Sean Nguyen (NBY) def. Holden Ballard / Kent Shiell (BAC) 6-3
3. Wlayimer Jimenez / Carlos Nolasco (BAC) def. Alex Amble / Lawrence Friedland (NBY) 6-4

Up Next

Belmont Abbey will welcome Mars Hill University on Tuesday, February 5 for a 1 p.m. match.