March 15, 2013

Panther Men’s Tennis Earns 7-2 Win Over Transylvania

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. --  Birmingham-Southern men's tennis (3-3) won its third straight match taking a 7-2 win over Transylvania University (2-4) on Friday in a neutral site match played in Orange Beach, Ala.

The Panthers swept the doubles to take a 3-0 lead into singles. Sawyer Vogues teamed with Stewart Thrash to beat Robert Albrecht and Josh Buckman 8-2 at No.  1 doubles.  Tony DaMaia and Christian Matthews won 8-1 over Dylan Connor and Jett Glass at No. 2 and Patrick Hire and Ben Reardon captured an 8-3 win over Zach Meilkle and Tyler Pewitt at No. 3

In singles, Vogues, Hire, DaMaia, and Mengel won at the No. 1, No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 positions to clinch the win for the Panthers.

BSC returns to action on Saturday against Spring Hill College at 9 a.m. in Orange Beach, Ala.

Tennis Match Results
Transylvania vs Birmingham-Southern
3/15/2013 at Orange Beach, Ala.

Birmingham-Southern 7, Transylvania 2

 Singles competition
1. Sawyer Voges (BSC) def. Albrecht, Robert (TRANSY) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)
2. Connor, Dylan (TRANSY) def. Christian Matthews (BSC) 6-2, 5-7, 6-1\
3. Patrick Hire (BSC) def. Buckman, Josh (TRANSY) 6-2, 6-0
4. Tony DaMaia (BSC) def. Richardson, Patrick (TRANSY) 6-3, 6-2
5. Lance Mengel (BSC) def. Pewitt, Tyler (TRANSY) 6-2, 6-2
6. Wagner, Evan (TRANSY) def. Jay Patel (BSC) 6-2, 6-2

 Doubles competition
1. Sawyer Voges/Stewart Thrash (BSC) def. Albrecht, Robert/Buckman, Josh (TRANSY) 8-2
2. Tony DaMaia/Christian Matthews (BSC) def. Connor, Dylan/Glass, Jett (TRANSY) 8-1
3. Patrick Hire/Ben Reardon (BSC) def. Meikle, Zach/Pewitt, Tyler (TRANSY) 8-3

Match Notes:
Transylvania 2-4
Birmingham-Southern 3-3
T-4:50