Eagles pick up fourth SAC win over Lenoir-Rhyne, 6-3
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. -Carson-Newman picked up a 9-8 tiebreaker win at No. 2 doubles to take the doubles advantage and the South Atlantic Conference match with Lenoir-Rhyne, 6-3, on Saturday afternoon in Jefferson City.
With the wins, the Eagles are now 8-6 overall and 3-4 in South Atlantic Conference play.
The Eagles started strong by winning two of the three doubles matches.
The #2 duo of Austin Mackay (freshman, Oak Ridge, TN)/Derek Holdway (junior, Woodstock, GA) followed with a tiebreak victory to give the Eagles some momentum going into singles. In singles play, Derek Holdway and Warren McClure came through with straight set singles wins to push the Eagles advantage to 4-1.
Then Garret Duron (freshman, Woodstock, GA) clinched the final team point with a 6-3,6-1 win at #5 singles. Austin Mackay scored the last team point for the Eagles with a straight set win at # 5 singles.
|Carson-Newman Tennis Complex|
|Carson-Newman 6, Lenior Rhyne 3|
|March 31, 2012|
|No.||Doubles||Score||Order of Finish|
|1||Dusty Davis/Warren McClure (CN) d. Khatter/Blackburn (LR)||8-4||2|
|2||Austin Mackay/Derek Holdway (CN) d. Dunn/Styres (LR)||9-8 (2)||3|
|3||Owens/Richardson (LR) d. Garret Duron/Dalton Moore (CN)||8-4||1|
|No.||Singles||Score||Order of Finish|
|1||Aroon Khatter (LR) d. Dusty Davis (CN)||6-2,6-4||3|
|2||Warren McClure (CN) d. David Richardson (LR)||6-2,6-4||2|
|3||Derek Holdway (CN) d. Robby Blackburn (LR)||6-0, 6-0||1|
|4||Austin Mackay (CN) d. Grayson Dunn (LR)||7-6 (1),6-0||5|
|5||Garret Duron (CN) d. Mike Owens (LR)||6-3, 6-1||4|
|6||Jarod Styres (LR) d. Dalton Moore (CN)||7-6 (3),6-3||6|