Mount Olive Men's And Women's Tennis Fall To Pfeiffer

Mount Olive Men's And Women's Tennis Fall To Pfeiffer

University of Mount Olive men's and women's tennis teams fell to Pfeiffer University 5-4, 9-0 respectively Tuesday afternoon at the Walker Tennis Center in Mount Olive, N.C. 

On the men's side, Mount Olive (11-5 Overall, 8-1 Conference Carolinas) fell behind to Pfeiffer (10-61, 7-0-1) after the first two doubles matches. Martin Moser and Yannic Stark took #3 doubles 8-5 to put the Trojans on the board. Pfeiffer, however, took the first three singles matches. Martim Sousa forced a third set after recovering from a 6-4 first set loss to take the next two sets 7-5, 6-0 and won #4 singles.

Moser took #5 singles and Sherzod Akramov won #6 singles, but, it was too late as Pfeiffer won the match.

On the women's side, Mount Olive (9-6 Overall, 8-2 Conference Carolinas) was unable to recover from Pfeiffer (10-5-1, 6-2-1) winning #1, #2, and #3 doubles. The Falcons went on to win all the singles matches in route to taking the match 9-0.

Mount Olive will host Limestone College April 22 at 2 p.m. in the Trojans final regular season contest.