March 8, 2013

BSC downs LeTourneau at home, 6-3

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern men's tennis (1-3) won four singles matches to clinch a 6-3 win over LeTourneau (9-2) on Friday at the BSC Tennis Courts.

The Panthers won two-of-three doubles matches to carry a 2-1 lead into singles.  Stewart Thrash and Sawyer Voges team up for an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles and Tony DaMaia and Christian Matthews defeated Sindre Johnsgarrd and Kendall Beggs, 8-4 at No. 2. 

In singles, BSC won at No. 1, 3, 4 and 6 spots to clinch the match.  Voges won a 6-4, 6-2 decision over Carlos Cantu at the No. 1 while Patrick Hire won 2-6, 6-4 and 10-8 in a 10-point tiebreaker at No. 3. Tony DaMaia captured a 6-3, 6-2 win at No 4 over Johnsgaard and Ben Reardon won 6-0, 6-3 against Michael McLaughlin at No. 6.

Birmingham-Southern hosts Huntingdon College at the BSC Tennis Complex on Saturday at 1 p.m. 

Tennis Match Results
LeTourneau vs Birmingham-Southern
Mar 08, 2013 at

Birmingham-Southern 6, LeTourneau 3

 Singles competition

1. Sawyer Voges (BSC) def. Carlos Cantu (LETU) 6-4, 6-2

2. Laird Beaty (LETU) def. Christian Matthews (BSC) 6-4, 6-3

3. Patrick Hire (BSC) def. Kendall Beggs (LETU) 2-6, 6-4, 10-8

4. Tony DaMaia (BSC) def. Sindre Johnsgaard (LETU) 6-3, 6-2

5. Josh Bailey (LETU) def. Blake Nuwayhid (BSC) 3-6, 6-3, 13-11

6. Ben Reardon (BSC) def. Michael McLaughlin (LETU) 6-0, 6-3

 Doubles competition

1. Stewart Thrash/Sawyer Voges (BSC) def. Josh Bailey/Laird Beaty (LETU) 8-5

2. Tony DaMaia/Christian Matthews (BSC) def. Sindre Johnsgaard/Kendall Beggs (LETU) 8-4

3. Michael McLaughlin/Morgan Weaver (LETU) def. Patrick Hire/Ben Reardon (BSC) 9-7 

Match Notes:
LeTourneau 9-2
Birmingham-Southern 1-3