Another one bites the court
The Presbyterian College men’s tennis team wrapped up the home portion of its schedule with a 6-1 victory over Longwood on Monday afternoon at the Templeton Tennis Courts. The Blue Hose earned their 12th victory overall, while improving to 6-1 in Big South play.
PC claimed the doubles point by sweeping all three matches. Brandon Mills andAlexander Lykou claimed a 6-3 victory at No. 1, while Joel Roberts and Ben Kelley won 6-3 at No. 2. Diego Manzanas and Alejandro Bejar made it a sweep with a 6-2 win on court three.
In singles, PC took five of the six singles matches en route to the 6-1 victory. Lykou earned his fifth victory of the year, including his fourth at No. 1, with a three-set win, 4-6, 6-2, 11-9. Bejar picked up his seventh win at No. 2 with a win in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4.
Mills improved to 6-1 in conference play, earning a 6-0, 6-1 win on court four, while Kelley also improved to 6-1 in conference play with a 6-2, 7-6 win on court five. Roberts wrapped up the win for the Blue Hose with a 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 6.
The Blue Hose wrap up conference play on Thursday with a road match at Winthrop. They then conclude the regular season at Clemson on Sunday.
Presbyterian 6, Longwood 1
1. Alexander Lykou (PC) def. CASTELLANO, Alfonso (LWU) 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (11-9)
2. Alejandro Bejar (PC) def. UFFER, Florian (LWU) 6-1, 6-4
3. FARTHING, Julian (LWU) def. Diego Manzanas (PC) 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-7)
4. Brandon Mills (PC) def. ILCHEV, Rosen (LWU) 6-0, 6-1
5. Ben Kelley (PC) def. SANKAR, Bharani (LWU) 6-2, 7-6
6. Joel Roberts (PC) def. MANSER, Lachlan (LWU) 6-2, 6-0
1. Brandon Mills/Alexander Lykou (PC) def. CASTELLANO, Alfonso/FARTHING, Julian (LWU) 6-3
2. Joel Roberts/Ben Kelley (PC) def. UFFER, Florian/MANSER, Lachlan (LWU) 6-3
3. Diego Manzanas/Alejandro Bejar (PC) def. SANKAR, Bharani/ILCHEV, Rosen (LWU) 6-2