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Men's Tennis Grabs ODAC Win

The men's tennis team earned a 5-4 ODAC win over Randolph College Friday.
The men's tennis team earned a 5-4 ODAC win over Randolph College Friday.

WINCHESTER, Va. - The Shenandoah University men's tennis team earned its first ODAC men's tennis victory of the season Friday with a 5-4 win over Randolph.

Trailing 4-2 after the Hornets (3-9, 1-7 ODAC) and Randolph (0-17, 0-11) split the initial four singles matches, the Hornets rallied to win with victories at Nos. 4 and 6 singles.

IN BRIEF

Khai Vien got the match-clinching win for SU, gutting out a 5-7, 7-6 (8-6), 1-0 (10-5) win at No. 6. He was put in position to clinch the victory after Brenton Baugh won 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) at No. 4.

Darian Diaz and Bryan Harris had the other two singles wins, with Harris winning 4-6, 7-6 (8-6), 1-0 (14-12) at No. 1 and Diaz 6-3, 6-2 at No. 1.

The remaining win was an 8-3 victory by Vien and Nick Powers at No. 3 doubles. 

UP NEXT

The men are off until hosting Bridgewater on Wednesday in a 4 p.m. ODAC match.

COMPLETE RESULTS

Shenandoah Hornets 5, Randolph College 4
Apr 19, 2019 at Lynchburg, Va. (CrossWhite) 

SINGLES
Singles competition
1. Darian Diaz (SUM) def. Alex Kulvivat (RCMTN18) 6-3, 6-2
2. Bryan Harris (SUM) def. Karson Healy (RCMTN18) 4-6, 7-6 (8-6), 1-0 (14-12)
3. Brandon Braud (RCMTN18) def. Kyler Apgar (SUM) 6-1, 6-1
4. Brenton Baugh (SUM) def. Andrew Webb (RCMTN18) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)
5. Jose Merhej (RCMTN18) def. Nick Powers (SUM) 6-4, 6-1
6. Khai Vien (SUM) def. John Coffron (RCMTN18) 5-7, 7-6 (8-6), 1-0 (10-5)
DOUBLES
Doubles competition
1. Brandon Braud/Karson Healy (RCMTN18) def. Bryan Harris/Darian Diaz (SUM) 8-7
2. Alex Kulvivat/Andrew Webb (RCMTN18) def. Brenton Baugh/Kyler Apgar (SUM) 8-5
3. Khai Vien/Nick Powers (SUM) def. Jose Merhej/Emad Davis (RCMTN18) 8-3

 

Match Notes
Randolph College 0-17, 0-11
Shenandoah Hornets 3-9, 1-7
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (3,1,2,5,4,6)