Regional No. 7 Men's Tennis Wins First Two Conference Carolinas Matches

Regional No. 7 Men's Tennis Wins First Two Conference Carolinas Matches

Regionally seventh-ranked University of Mount Olive opened conference play with a pair of wins as the Trojans defeated Erskine and King in Conference Carolinas men's tennis over the weekend. The Trojans posted an 8-1 win over Erskine Saturday and defeated King by an identical 8-1 score Sunday.

Against Erskine, Mount Olive (8-1 overall, 2-0 Conference Carolinas) won two-of-three doubles matches and secured the team victory after winning in straight sets at each of the top three singles flights. Matt Finnerty won at No. 1 singles, Edgar Bub won at No. 2 singles and Henric Falkenberg won at No. 3 singles. Stanley Roffe, Matheus Ribiero and Brahm Moolman also posted singles wins.

The Trojans' win over King followed the same pattern as the Trojans went 2-1 in doubles and won all six singles matches. Lautaro Vazquez played in place of Ribiero.

Mount Olive returns to action Friday as the Trojans play host to North Greenville in a Conference Carolinas match-up. Match time is 2 p.m. at Walker Tennis Center.

Mount Olive 8, Erskine 1
1. Matt Finnerty (UMO) def. Jason Harris (EC) 6-4, 6-4
2. Edgar Bub (UMO) def. Wilson Mathewes (EC) 6-1, 6-0
3. Henric Falkenberg (UMO) def. Jack West (EC) 6-4, 7-6
4. Stanley Roffe (UMO) def. Andre Andre (EC) 6-7, 7-5, 10-2
5. Matheus Ribiero (UMO) def. Alan Pearce (EC) 7-6, 6-3
6. Brahm Moolman (UMO) def. Robert Clarke (EC) 6-0, 6-1
1. Jason Harris/Wilson Mathewes (EC) def. Edgar Bub/Rik Wolthuis (UMO) 9-8
2. Matt Finnerty/Henric Falkenberg (UMO) def. Robert Clarke/Andre Andre (EC) 8-1
3. Stanley Roffe/Brahm Moolman (UMO) def. Jack West/Alan Pearce (EC) 8-5

Mount Olive 8, King 1
1. Edgar Bub (UMO) def. Pablo Vidal (KU) 6-0, 6-3
2. Matt Finnerty (UMO) def. Rodrigo Avila (KU) 6-2, 6-3
3. Henric Falkenberg (UMO) def. Luis Delgado (KU) 6-3, 6-2
4. Stanley Roffe (UMO) def. Leo Brigato (KU) 6-4, 1-6, 10-8
5. Brahm Moolman (UMO) def. Moritz Poswiat (KU) 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 10-5
6. Lautaro Vazquez (UMO) def. William Boyce (KU) 6-0, 6-3
1. Rodrigo Avila/Leo Brigato (KU) def. Edgar Bub/Rik Wolthuis (UMO) 8-4
2. Matt Finnerty/Henric Falkenberg (UMO) def. Luis Delgado/Pablo Vidal (KU) 8-2
3. Stanley Roffe/Brahm Moolman (UMO) def. Moritz Poswiat/Seth Carelli (KU) 8-2