Men's Tennis Drops Home Opener

Men's Tennis Drops Home Opener

Clarksville, Ark.-The University of the Ozarks men's tennis team ran into a solid Schreiner University squad dropping the match 7-2 Friday afternoon.

In the Eagles home spring opener, Schreiner picked up a 8-4 win at No. 1 doubles and a 8-6 win at No. 3 doubles. The Eagles did take a 9-7 victory at the No. 2 position with Cole Lankford and Jonah Martinez topping Andrew Albright and Joshua Newman. At No. 1 singles, Melle Van Duijn was narrowly defeated by  Luis Cabreja a  6-7, 6-4, 6-2. Schreiner also posted wins at No. 2, No. 3, No. 5 and No. 6. Spencer Turner picked up a 7-6, 1-6, 10-3 over Roger Santos at No. 4 singles.

Singles competition
1. Luis Cabreja (SCH) def. Melle Van Duijn (UO) 6-7, 6-4, 6-2
2. Nick Pena (SCH) def. Jonah Martinez (UO) 6-0, 6-1
3. Joshua Newman (SCH) def. Cole Lankford (UO) 6-2, 6-1
4. Spencer Turner (UO) def. Roger Santos (SCH) 7-6, 1-6, 10-3
5. Andrew Albright (SCH) def. Reid Birch (UO) 6-2, 6-1
6. Matt Jimenez (SCH) def. Alex Torbey (UO) 6-3, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Nick Pena/Luis Cabreja (SCH) def. Spencer Turner/Reid Birch (UO) 8-4
2. Cole Lankford/Jonah Martinez (UO) def. Andrew Albright/Joshua Newman (SCH) 9-7
3. Roger Santos/Matt Jimenez (SCH) def. Melle Van Duijn/Bryce Johnson (UO) 8-6

The Eagles will host Blue Mountain College March 3.