Barfoot Earns 10th Singles Win as Abbey Upends Lions 4-3

Barfoot Earns 10th Singles Win as Abbey Upends Lions 4-3

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. - George Barfoot took a #2 singles win, for his 10th singles win of the year, and the Belmont Abbey Men's Tennis team won at Emmanuel College 4-3 this afternoon.  The Crusaders now stand at 10-12 on the season, with a 4-2 Conference Carolinas record.  Emmanuel is now 6-11 on the year, and 5-3 in conference play.  Belmont Abbey is now 5-0 all time against Emmanuel.

How it Happened

  • Zachary Blythe earned a quick 6-3, 6-4 victory at #1 singles
  • Barfoot got a 3-set win at #2 singles.  He is now tied with Carlos Nolasco for the team-high with 10 singles wins
  • Christopher Hansen moved to 5-0 in conference singles play with a 3-set victory at #5 singles

Belmont Abbey 4, Emmanuel 3

SINGLES

1. Zachary Blythe (BAC) def. Juan Romero (EMM) 6-3, 6-4
2. George Barfoot (BAC) def. Thembokwakhe Makhanya (EMM) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
3. Lucas Sasaki (EMM) def. Kent Shiell (BAC) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
4. Bailey Horne (BAC) def. Kornel Kimagzweski (EMM) 6-4, 6-4
5. Christopher Hansen (BAC) def. Jorge Canadas (EMM) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
6. Enrique Alcacer (EMM) def. Carlos Nolasco (BAC) 2-6, 7-6, 10-8

DOUBLES

1. Enrique Alcacer / Juan Romero (EMM) def. George Barfoot / Zachary Blythe (BAC) 7-5
2. Jorge Canadas / Lucas Sasaki (EMM) def. Christopher Hansen / Kent Shiell (BAC) 6-0
3. Juan Burgos Torres / Kornel Kimagzweski (EMM) def. Bailey Horne / Henrique Leal 7-6

Up Next

Belmont Abbey will welcome Lenoir-Rhyne University on Monday, April 8 for a 3:30 p.m. match