CLINTON, S.C. – The Presbyterian College men’s tennis team improved to 4-1 in Big South play with a 5-2 victory over Radford on Tuesday afternoon at the Templeton Tennis Courts in Clinton, S.C. Overall, PC has now won three of its last four matches.
Radford claimed the doubles point with wins on courts one and three. Danny Bruce and Ben Kelley earned a 6-0 victory at No. 2 for PC but the Highlanders won 6-4 at No. 1 and 6-3 at No. 3 to take the point.
PC would take five of the six singles matches for the victory. Alexander Lykou won his third straight match at No. 1 with a 6-4, 6-1 victory. Bruce claimed a 6-2, 6-0 win on court three and Diego Manzanas took the match on court four 6-4, 6-1.
Brandon Mills won his fifth straight match with a 6-1, 6-2 win on court five. Kelley then took the match on court six, 6-4, 6-3. Both Mills and Kelley now have 11 singles wins on the season, a team-high.
PC returns to action on Thursday with a doubleheader at home against Liberty and Limestone. The Flames will face the Blue Hose at 1 p.m., before the Saints take the court against PC at 6 p.m.
Presbyterian 5, Radford 2
1. Alexander Lykou (PC) def. THOEN, Janken (RADFORD) 6-4, 6-1
2. CALDWELL, Alexandros (RADFORD) def. Alejandro Bejar (PC) 7-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-7)
3. Danny Bruce (PC) def. MEEKERS, Michiel (RADFORD) 6-2, 6-0
4. Diego Manzanas (PC) def. TAYLOR, Samuel (RADFORD) 6-4, 6-1
5. Brandon Mills (PC) def. MORENO MANZANO, Jose (RADFORD) 6-1, 6-2
6. Ben Kelley (PC) def. MANNEPALLI, Nikhil (RADFORD) 6-4, 6-3
1. THOEN, Janken/CALDWELL, Alexandros (RADFORD) def. Brandon Mills/Alexander Lykou (PC) 6-4
2. Danny Bruce/Ben Kelley (PC) def. TAYLOR, Samuel/MANNEPALLI, Nikhil (RADFORD) 6-0
3. MORENO MANZANO, Jose/MEEKERS, Michiel (RADFORD) def. Joel Roberts/Diego Manzanas (PC) 6-3