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Averett Narrowly Defeats Tennis 5-4

Matthew Moody
Matthew Moody

Hampden-Sydney Tennis' match with Averett went down to the wire but the Cougars nabbed the 5-4 win in non-conference action.

THE BASICS

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Matthew Moody and Michael Moody picked up an 8-5 win at #1 doubles
  • Averett would get the upper hand in the other two doubles matches, 8-6 and 9-7, to go into singles action ahead 2-1
  • Clark Cummings and Matthew Moody won their matches at #4 and #1 with respective scores of 6-3, 6-0 and 6-2, 6-3 to give the Tigers a 3-2 edge
  • Averett took the #5 flight to tie, followed with a victory at #2 to go ahead 4-3, then clinched the match at #3 6-1, 3-6, 7-5
  • Grayson Burns rounded out the match with a 6-7 (2-7), 6-0, 6-4 win at #6 singles

UP NEXT

  • Hampden-Sydney hosts Virginia State University on Thursday at 3 pm.
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