MT cruises to 4-1 win over UAB

Raiders to face winner of DePaul vs. South Alabama on Sunday

March 29, 2014 · @MTAthletics

NASHVILLE - The Middle Tennessee men's tennis team downed UAB, 4-1, in the second day of the Middle Tennessee Shootout at Nashboro Village. In the win, the Blue Raiders improve to 7-11 on the spring.

The Blue Raiders took the doubles point with wins in the two completed matches. The 57th-ranked pair of sophomores Victor Cornea and David Fox won 6-2 at No. 1, while junior Yannick Born and freshman Aaron Jumonville took a 6-2 decision at No. 2.

Cornea and Fox both won their singles matches in straight sets, with Cornea capturing a point at No. 2 (6-4, 6-1) and Fox at No. 3 (6-3, 6-1). Junior Victor Hoang clinched the match for the Blue Raiders with a victory at No. 4 (2-6, 6-4, 6-0).

The Blue Raiders return to action in the championship match of the Middle Tennessee Shootout tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Buck Bouldin Tennis Center, facing the winner of South Alabama vs. DePaul.

Tennis Match Results
UAB vs Middle Tennessee
3/29/2014 at Nashville, Tenn.

Middle Tennessee 4, UAB 1

Singles competition
1. Chris Helliar (UAB) def. Ettore Zito (MT) 6-4, 6-3
2. Victor Cornea (MT) def. Rafael Rondino (UAB) 6-4, 6-1
3. David Fox (MT) def. Stepan Vancurik (UAB) 6-3, 6-1
4. Victor Hoang (MT) def. Donovan McSeveney (UAB) 2-6, 6-4, 6-0
5. Aaron Jumonville (MT) vs. Luiz Felipe Pinto (UAB) 5-3, unfinished
6. Yannick Born (MT) vs. Mitchell Martell (UAB) 2-3, unfinished

Doubles competition
1. #57 Victor Cornea/David Fox (MT) def. Chris Helliar/Mitchell Martell (UAB) 6-2
2. Yannick Born/Aaron Jumonville (MT) def. Lucas Dirube/Donovan McSeveney (UAB) 6-2
3. Victor Hoang/Ettore Zito (MT) vs. Rafael Rondino/Luiz Felipe Pinto (UAB) 4-4, unfinished

Match Notes:
UAB 10-7
Middle Tennessee 7-11
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (3,2,1,4)

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