Nashville, Tenn. – The Presbyterian College men’s tennis team dropped a 4-2 decision to Lipscomb on Monday afternoon. PC is now 10-8 for the 2018-19 season.
The Blue Hose took the doubles point against the Bisons to take an early 1-0 lead in the match. Alberto Conde and Nicholas McKinney took care of business on court two and earned a 6-2 win. The pairing of Oscar Alvarez and Max Benson needed to go to a tiebreaker on court one, but they came away victorious, 7-6, to clinch the point.
Alvarez also picked up a win in singles play for PC in singles action. The freshman defeated his opponent 6-1, 6-2 on court five. McKinney had split his first two sets and was in the middle of the third when the match ended.
Full results of the match can be found below:
1. Victor Chaw (LIP-M) def. BENSON, Max (PC) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3
2. Pablo Caffarena (LIP-M) def. CONDE, Alberto (PC) 6-3, 6-4
3. Jorge Ortegon (LIP-M) vs. McKINNEY, Nicholas (PC) 7-6, 6-7, 3-0, unfinished
4. Pedro Uribe (LIP-M) def. CASTILLO-LOPEZ, J. (PC) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
5. ALVAREZ, Oscar (PC) def. Jake Penny (LIP-M) 6-1, 6-2
6. David Skrabut (LIP-M) def. SVENSSON, Elias (PC) 6-3, 6-4
1. ALVAREZ, Oscar/BENSON, Max (PC) def. Victor Chaw/Pablo Caffarena (LIP-M) 7-6
2. CONDE, Alberto/McKINNEY, Nicholas (PC) def. Jorge Ortegon/Pedro Uribe (LIP-M) 6-2
3. Jake Penny/Michael Tougher (LIP-M) def. CASTILLO-LOPEZ, J./MERCER, Vance (PC) 6-2
The Blue Hose will return home to the Templeton Tennis Courts to host Campbell on Saturday afternoon. The match against the Fighting Camels is slated to begin at 2:00 p.m.