Men's Tennis falls to Sewanee in SAA Championship final

Men's Tennis falls to Sewanee in SAA Championship final

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.—The Birmingham-Southern men's tennis team saw its season come to an end on Sunday in the finals of the Southern Athletic Association Championship, falling to Sewanee, 5-1, at Old Fort Park in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

The Panthers fell to 16-6, while the Tigers moved to 18-6, winning their fourth-straight conference title.

BSC won one of three doubles points, with sophomore Jacob Weinacker and freshman Anthony Pellegrini winning 8-5 to move to 17-4 overall.

In singles play, Nos. 1, 3, and 6 finished first, giving Sewanee the win.

Senior Patrick Hire finished the season with a 16-5 singles record, and a 15-7 doubles record paired with junior Alex Makarenko. Makarenko finished the year at 15-7 in singles action.

Weinacker stands at 16-4 in singles competition, while sophomore Lee Thompson finishes the season with a record of 16-5.

Makarenko and Weinacker were both named to the SAA All-Tournament Team.