Greenwood, S.C.—The North Greenville men’s tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision to the to the #11 Lander University Bearcats on Saturday, in its opening match of the 2012 season.
In singles, No. 1 Paul-Henri Arrigoni (L) def. Frederico Vieira (NG), 6-2, 6-2; No. 2 Adam Jonsson (L) def. Hugo Ciarrocchi (NG), 6-4, 6-3; No. 3 Vincent Verpeaux (L) def. Guilherme Ferreira (NG), 6-0, 6-0; No. 4 Oscar Axelsson (L) def. Samuel Avery (NG), 6-2, 6-1; No. 5 Diego Zegarra (L) def. Josh Dority (NG), 6-1, 6-0; and No. 6 Maxime Desmars (L) def. Juan Vargas (NG), 6-0, 6-2.
In doubles, No. 1 Axelsson/Jonsson (L) def. Vieira/Avery (NG), 8-4; No. 2 Arrigoni/Verpeaux (L) def. Ciarrocchi/Ferreira (NG), 8-0, and No. 3 Zegarra/Klemenz (L) def. Vargas/Dority, 8-2.
The Crusaders drop to 0-1 on the year and will open conference play against Coker College on February 7th.