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Tennis Competes at Methodist Fall Invitational

Tennis Competes at Methodist Fall Invitational

Eight Tigers competed in the highly competitive Methodist Fall Invitational this past weekend.

THE BASICS

  • Final Score: No team scores
  • Records: Not applicable
  • Location: Fayetteville, NC – Gene Clayton Courts

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Matthew Moody rolled 6-3, 6-2 over Methodist's RJ Clements in the #1 singles quarterfinals. He narrowly fell in the semis but rebounded to defeat reigning ODAC Rookie of the Year Tate Godwin of Guilford 6-1, 1-6, 10-4 in the third-place match
  • Michael Moody placed seventh at the #2 singles flight, knocking off Jacob Oesher of Methodist 6-2, 6-2.
  • Clark Cummings finished seventh in the #3 flight, defeated Averett's Thomas Woodcock 6-3, 6-3
  • William Driskill took home sixth place at the #4 spot, defeating Henry Blanco 4-6, 6-3, 10-4 in the consolation semifinals before falling 7-6, 6-4 in the 5th place match
  • Andrew Donelson also finished seventh at #5, defeating Averett's Simon Levinsson 6-2, 7-5
  • Grayson Burns wrapped up another seventh-place finish for the Tigers at #6 with a walkover win over Belmont Abbey's Blaise Waters
  • Christian Quick earned fifth place honors in the #8 flight, taking a walkover win in the consolation semifinals then defeating Jon Smith of Averett 6-2, 6-3
  • The Moody Twins placed fifth at #1 doubles, defeating a Guilford duo in the consolation semis then knocking out RJ Clement and Coleman Baker from Methodist by an 8-4 score
  • Driskill and Cummings took sixth in the #2 doubles flight, winning 8-6 in the consolation semis before dropping an 8-3 decision in the fifth-place match
  • Burns and Levy Young won the #5 doubles flight in impressive fashion. They topped a Methodist tag team 8-3 then defeating another Methodist duo 8-0 in the championship match.

UP NEXT

  • Hampden-Sydney finishes the fall season on September 29 – October 2 at the ITA Southeast Regional hosted by the University of Mary Washington.