Tusculum defeats Crusaders
Saturday, April 5, 2008
Tusculum defeats Crusaders

GREENEVILLE, TN. --- The No. 35 Tusculum men’s tennis team won its ninth straight match with Saturday’s 6-0 rain-shortened victory over visiting North Greenville at the Nichols Tennis Complex. With the win, the Pioneers improve to 14-1 on the year.

Tusculum swept the three doubles matches, including an 8-0 pro set win by Sergio Espinosa and Carlos Garcia over the No. 1 duo of Tomas Kurhajec and Jacob Rogers.

TC clinched the match by getting singles wins at the top three flights by Nicolas Bigler, Espinosa and Garcia. The three remaining singles matches were halted due to rain.

No. 35 Tusculum 6, North Greenville 0

Singles

1 – Nicolas Bigler (TC) def. Tomas Kurhajec--6-0, 6-2

2 – Sergio Espinosa (TC) def. Mathew Rorech--6-2, 6-3

3 – Carlos Garcia (TC) def. William Ho--6-3, 6-1

4 – Henrique Rodrigues (TC) vs. Guilherme Vasquez (NGU)--DNF

5 – Leo Guaycurus (TC) vs. Juan Carlos Aguilera (NGU)--DNF

6 – Hunter Beal (TC) vs. Jacob Rogers (NGU)--DNF

Doubles

1 – Espinosa/Garcia (TC) def. Kurhajec/Rogers--8-0

2 – Guaycurus/Rodrigues (TC) def. Rorech/Ho--8-3

3 – Beal/Bigler (TC) def. Aguilera/Vasquez--8-1