CRUSADERS STILL SEARCHING FOR FIRST WIN OF 2013
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Wilson, N.C.—The North Greenville men’s tennis team continued its early season struggles on Saturday falling to Barton 8-1 in a Conference Carolinas match with the Bulldogs. 

North Greenville’s first, and only set win of the season came from Sergio Araujo who defeated Barton’s Nick Genset 6-1/6-2. Juan Vargas came close to winning a second game for NGU, but was edged in three sets by Jorge Pradilla 4-6/6-1/10-8. 

The Crusaders remain winless in doubles matches for the season after being swept by the Bulldogs in four games. Sergio Araujo Filho and Guilherme Ferreira battled but lost a close 8-6 decision while James Kelmpin and John Melson fell 8-5 in their game. Hugo Ciarrochi and Juan Vargas were shutout 8-0.