CLINTON, S.C. – The Presbyterian College men’s tennis team swept its Friday doubleheader, topping UNCG, 5-2, and Spartanburg Methodist, 6-0, to finish the day with two victories. The Blue Hose improve to 10-9 on the season with the perfect day.
In the first match of the day, it was the Spartans that took the early lead by claiming the doubles point. UNCG recorded a 6-0 victory on court one and a 6-3 victory on court two to clinch the point. The remaining match would go unfinished.
Singles favored the Blue Hose in the first match, as PC claimed five of the six singles matches en route to its victory. Brandon Mills recorded a 6-4, 6-2 victory at No. 2 and Ben Kelley followed with a three-set win at No. 3, 5-7, 6-1, 1-0 (10-5). The final three matches all went in straight sets, as Alejandro Bejar won 6-3, 6-0 on court four, Jaime Castillo-Lopez won 6-1, 6-3 on court five, and Joel Roberts won 6-2, 6-0 on court six.
In the evening match, PC took all seven matches that were played to record a 6-0 victory over Spartanburg Methodist. Mills and Alexander Lykou recorded a 6-1 victory at No. 1 doubles and Bejar and Elias Svensson teamed up for a 6-0 win at No. 2 to give the Blue Hose the doubles point.
In singles, Lykou top the match on the top court with a 6-0, 6-2 win, while Mills won 6-1, 6-1 on court two. Castillo-Lopez won 6-0, 6-1 on court three with Roberts recorded a pair of flawless 6-0, 6-0 frames on court four for the win. Svensson capped it with two perfect sets as well, winning 6-0, 6-0 to go 2-0 on the season.
PC returns to action on Monday with a Big South match against UNC Asheville at 3 p.m. at the Templeton Tennis Courts.