ATLANTA, Ga. – The Birmingham-Southern men's tennis team topped Oglethorpe University 7-2 Saturday morning as the Panthers improved to 7-7 overall and 3-4 against Southern Athletic Association opponents. The win secured a No. 4 seed in the upcoming conference tournament.
Alex Makarenko (Suwanee, Ga./Peachtree Ridge HS) and Anthony Pellegrini (Huntsville, Ala./Huntsville HS) went 2-0 on the day. Pellegrini won at #1 doubles with partner Jacob Weinacker (Birmingham, Ala./Mountain Brook HS). He then went on to defeat Richard Johnson at #3 singles.
The Panthers now prepare for the SAA tournament. The first match will be a rematch against Oglethorpe at noon on Friday, April 21.