Davidson, N.C. – The Presbyterian College men’s tennis team picked up their fifth victory of the season on Saturday afternoon against Davidson in a very tightly contested match, 4-3.


The pairings of Max Benson and Jaime Castillo-Lopez and Alberto Conde and Nicholas McKinney each had to fight to earn 7-6 victories in the number two and three slots to earn the doubles point for the Blue Hose.


Benson won his singles match on the third court in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4. Classmate McKinney earned a three set victory in the number four singles match, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3. Castillo-Lopez played in the deciding match and was able to secure a win for PC with a 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 on court five.


Full results of the match can be found below:


Singles competition

1. FRIES, Axel (DAV-M) def. CONDE, Alberto (PC) 6-1, 6-4

2. PARIKH, Yash (DAV-M) def. STENGER, Daniel (PC) 6-4, 6-3

3. BENSON, Max (PC) def. KAVARANA, Sam (DAV-M) 6-2, 6-4

4. McKINNEY, Nicholas (PC) def. GREEN, Brooks (DAV-M) 7-6, 3-6, 6-3

5. CASTILLO-LOPEZ, J. (PC) def. MACINTOSH, Douglas (DAV-M) 6-3, 1-6, 6-4

6. MAZZONI, Camden (DAV-M) def. BEDARD, Jonathan (PC) 6-3, 6-1


Doubles competition

1. FRIES, Axel/PARIKH, Yash (DAV-M) def. ALVAREZ, Oscar/STENGER, Daniel (PC) 6-2

2. BENSON, Max/CASTILLO-LOPEZ, J. (PC) def. MACINTOSH, Douglas/MAZZONI, Camden (DAV-M) 7-6

3. McKINNEY, Nicholas/CONDE, Alberto (PC) def. ROSE, Matthew/LOOPE, Alexander (DAV-M) 7-6


The Blue Hose will be back in action Wednesday when they travel to Columbia to take on South Carolina. The match with the Gamecocks is set to begin at 2:30 p.m.