BELMONT, NC — Coker’s tennis teams traveled to Belmont Abbey Thursday afternoon and pulled of an impressive sweep over the Crusaders.  The men won 7-2 and are 3-2 on the year, while the women moved to 3-3 with a 9-0 win.   

Coker’s men also played well in a well-deserved victory.  Matt Byford/Essex, UK and Duncan Grew/Bath, UK won 8-4 at number one singles and the team of Tim Morton/Surrey, UK and Tyson Thompson/Lenoir, NC cruised to an 8-2 win at number-three doubles.  After grinding out a 7-5 win in the first set, Byford eased to a 6-1 second set win in the singles first flight.  Grew won 6-4, 6-0 and Morton battled to a 6-4, 6-2 win at number-three singles.  Danny Nash/Hilton Head, SC earned a 6-1, 6-1 win and Thompson took the sixth-flight 6-0, 6-0.

Men’s Singles Competition
1 – Matt Byford (CC) def. Aona Miller (BAC) 7-5, 6-1
2 – Duncan Grew (CC) def. Rodolfo Cardoso (BAC) 6-4, 6-0
3 – Tim Morton (CC) def. Andrew Gilmour (BAC) 6-4, 6-2
4 – Jimmie Whitman (BAC) def. Dustin Yager (CC) 7-5, 7-6
5 – Danny Nash (CC) def. Enrique Gonzalez (CC) 6-1, 6-1
6 – Tyson Thompson (CC) def. Connor Toomy (BAC) 6-0, 6-0

Men’s Doubles Competition
1 – Byford/Grew (CC) def. Miller/Gilmour (BAC) 8-4
2 – Cardoso/Whitman (BAC) def. Yager/Nash (CC) 8-3
3 – Morton/Thompson (CC) def. Gonzalez/Toomy (BAC) 8-2

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