February 20, 2013

UAH Defeats BSC Men’s Tennis

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –  NCAA Division II Alabama-Huntsville upended the Birmingham-Southern Men's Tennis team 8-1 in the season opener for the Panthers Wednesday at the BSC Tennis Complex.

The Panthers trailed 2-1 after the doubles. Patrick Hire and Ben Reardon defeated Guillermo Reyes and Fredrik Graaner, 8-6, before UAH swept the singles to close the match.

Birmingham-Southern opens Southern Athletic Association play against Millsaps College on Sunday at 9 a.m.

Alabama-Huntsville vs Birmingham-Southern
Feb 21, 2013 at Birmingham, Ala.  (BSC Tennis Complex)

Alabama-Huntsville 8, Birmingham-Southern 1

 Singles competition

1. Jose Soto (UAH) def. Sawyer Voges (BSC) 6-3, 6-3

2. Nestor Perez (UAH) def. Chistian Matthews (BSC) 7-5, 6-1

3. Christopher Kano (UAH) def. Patrick Hire (BSC) 6-1, 6-2

4. Fredrik Graaner (UAH) def. Tony DaMaia (BSC) 6-3, 1-6, 10-3

5. Raphael Oliveira (UAH) def. Lance Mengel (BSC) 6-2, 6-0

6. Guillermo Reyes (UAH) def. Ben Reardon (BSC) 6-1, 6-1

 Doubles competition

1. Nestor Perez/Jose Soto (UAH) def. Stewart Thrash/Sawyer Voges (BSC) 8-3

2. Raphael Oliveira/Christopher Kano (UAH) def. Chistian Matthews/Tony DaMaia (BSC) 8-1

3. Patrick Hire/Ben Reardon (BSC) def. Guillermo Reyes/Fredrik Graaner (UAH) 8-6

Match Notes:
Alabama-Huntsville 1-0
Birmingham-Southern 0-1
T-4 hrs  A-75