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LaGrange, GA - The Cavaliers dropped two matches this weekend – one to AAC member Point University and one to non-conference foe, LaGrange College.

On Saturday, the men's tennis team lost 9-0 to Point, dropping lines 1 and 2 doubles 8-0 and line 3 doubles 8-3. In singles play, Jackson Plyler would press his opponent at no.3 singles but ultimately fall 6-4, 6-4. At no.6 singles, Grayson Chumley would also put pressure on his opponent but come up short, losing 6-2, 6-4.

 

On Sunday, the men took on the LaGrange College Panthers. Montreat lost 7-2.

 

In doubles play, Montreat fell in all three doubles lines, with the closest match being an 8-4 loss at line 1. In singles, the Cavaliers would pick up two wins. Plyler would win 6-2, 6-3 at no.4 singles and Chumley would win 6-2, 6-2 at no.6 singles.

 

"We've definitely had some ups and downs this season," head coach Andrew Cobb said. "Even though we are missing some key players, energy is so important and we just didn't have it this weekend. Going 1-1 this weekend was completely doable and we let that opportunity go. We just have to keep moving forward and keep preparing for the conference tournament in a few weeks." 

On Wednesday, the Cavaliers traveled to Milligan College, Tennessee to take on AAC rival, the Milligan College Buffs. The Cavaliers won 7-2.

 

In doubles play, each team battled back and forth but Montreat won each doubles line, 8-5.

 

In singles play, lines 1, 2, and 6 would have matches on the easier side of things. At no.4 singles, David Garcia battled back from a set down to win 5-7, 6-3, 6-1. At no.1 singles, Leo Lucero would earn the 5th point for the Cavaliers, clinching the match for the Cavaliers.

 

"Going into singles play after winning all three doubles points is always a great thing," head coach Andrew Cobb said. "The guys came out focused and ready to earn their first AAC win. Watching David battle back in singles and Leo win singles for our first AAC win of the year was awesome. We travel to Point University this weekend for another AAC match-up and this win against Milligan was a great win for us to build on moving forward." 

MONTREAT, NC - On Monday, the Cavaliers hosted the Brewton-Parker Barons. The men walked away with a 9-0 victory.

 

In doubles play, the duo of Lorward Choi and Grayson Chumley won 8-4 while Tanner Wilhoit teamed up with Ben Cree to win 8-2 at no.2 doubles. Brewton-Parker forfeited line 3 doubles.

 

In singles play, Montreat kept rolling by taking all six lines of singles. At no.2 singles, David Garcia put up a 6-4, 6-1 score, while Tanner Wilhoit posted a 6-0, 6-0 match to give Montreat the five wins needed to clinch the match. The wins kept rolling in with Jacob Summerville, Eric Dunlap, and Leo Lucero all posting wins for the Cavaliers.

 

"The guys started off aggressive in doubles today, which ultimately rolled over into singles play," head coach Andrew Cobb said. "With a conference match coming up, this is a great way to start the week off." 

 
 
 
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