March 23, 2013

#18 Men’s Tennis Starts Spring Break With 9-0 Sweep of Luther College

ORLANDO, Fla. – The No. 18 Georgia College men's tennis team (12-3) took on Luther College (3-6) Saturday evening in a neutral site match in Orlando, Fla. The Bobcats led the whole way, taking down the Norse 9-0.

Johan Wadstein (Helsingborg, Sweden) and Yannick Hass (Troisdorf, Germany) took on Ramesh Karki and Quinn Foley, with the Bobcat top duo winning 8-4.

Taylor Powell (Martinez, Ga.) and Alex Schubert (Frankfurt, Germany) continued their stellar play together, winning their 14th match of the season and seventh in a row as they took down Nick Mozena and James Ayer 8-1.

Alex Nolley (Cumming, Ga.) and Andreas Ainalides (Heusenstamm, Germany) paired together for the first time, Nolley making his spring debut. They faced off against Sam Cychosz and Sean Brown. It would remain close, but the Bobcats took the 8-6 victory.

Wadstein came away with a quick 6-0, 6-2 victory over Karki. The win made the score 4-0 in favor of the Bobcats.

Hass earned his 11th singles win and clinched the team victory, taking down Matthew Bellio 6-2, 6-2.

Mattia Campus (Rome, Italy) extended his singles winning streak to eight matches as the freshman defeated Torstein Jystad 6-2, 6-4.  

Powell pushed the score to 7-0 with a 6-3, 7-6 victory over Quinn Foley. Ainalides defeated Mozena 6-4, 6-4 and Schubert finished the day off with a 6-4, 7-5 (10-7) victory over Ayer.

The Bobcats return to the court for another neutral site match Monday, March 25 when they take on University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez.

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