Men's Tennis Rolls Past Barton 6-1

Men's Tennis Rolls Past Barton 6-1

BELMONT, N.C. - Zachary Blythe earned a quick 6-4, 6-1 win at #1 singles, and the Belmont Abbey men's tennis team earned a 6-1 win over Barton College this afternoon.  With the victory, the Crusaders improve to 7-11 on the season, and 1-1 on Conference Carolinas play.  Barton is now 5-7 overall, and 0-1 in conference play.

How it Happened

  • The Crusaders swept the Bulldogs in doubles play, highlighted by 6-2 victories at both #2 and #3
  • Blythe had an impressive #1 singles victory, with scores of 6-4, 6-1
  • At #5, Christopher Hansen earned a 6-2, 6-2 win

Belmont Abbey 6, Barton 1

SINGLES

1. Zachary Blythe (BAC) def. Diego Agudelo (BAR) 6-4, 6-1
2. George Barfoot (BAC) def. Rory Gaydon (BAR) 6-4, 6-4
3. Oscar Marmestedt (BAR) def. Kent Shiell (BAC) 7-5, 2-6, 10-4
4. Bailey Horne (BAC) def. Alessandro Gerbino (BAR) 6-4, 6-0
5. Christopher Hansen (BAC) def. James Kelly (BAR) 6-2, 6-2
6. Carlos Nolasco (BAC) def. Hugh Ryder (BAR) 4-6, 6-0, 10-5

DOUBLES

1. George BarfootZachary Blythe (BAC) def. Diego Agudelo / Oscar Marmestedt (BAR) 7-6
2. Christopher Hansen / Kent Shiell (BAC) def. Rory Gaydon / James Kelly (BAR) 6-2
3. Bailey Horne / Wlayimer Jimenez (BAC) def. Alessandro Gerbino / Hugh Ryder (BAR) 6-2

Up Next

Belmont Abbey will host Warren Willson and Limestone on Saturday, March 23.