GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Presbyterian College men’s tennis fell at UNCG, 7-0, on Sunday at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Courts in Greensboro, N.C. The Blue Hose fall to 0-4 on the year, while UNCG improves to 1-1.
The Spartans took the early lead by sweeping the three doubles matches. PC’s Alejandro Bejar and Luis Conde suffered their first loss of the season as a pair, falling 6-4 at No. 3 to UNCG’s Logan Walker and Nico Grewe in the closest match of the three.
UNCG came out on top in all six in singles matches but not without a battle from PC. Brandon Mills dropped the opening set at No. 3, 6-3, to UNCG’s Ollie Palmer but took the second, 6-1, to force a third. Palmer ultimately took the final set, 6-3, to win the match.
Jaime Castillo-Lopez also dropped the opening set on No. 4, 6-4, to Daniel Hammarstadt but returned with a 7-6 (5) second set. The two went a third set tiebreaker with Hammarstadt edging Castillo-Lopez, 10-8.
Presbyterian returns to home on Thursday, traveling up I-26 to Spartanburg to take on USC Upstate at 2 p.m.