ORLANDO, Fla. – The Georgia College men's tennis team (13-3) defeated the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez 8-1 Monday afternoon. The match featured three doubles groups that each played together for the first time this spring season.
Alex Schubert (Frankfurt, Germany) and Andreas Ainalides (Heusenstamm, Germany) also had a hard-fought match, but the two Bobcats finished on top of the 9-7 decision against Andres Ivizarry and Fernando Herrero.
Alex Nolley (Cumming, Ga.) and Kenneth Cazort (Macon, Ga.) made their spring debut after the freshmen played together in the fall. Nolley and Cazort made quick work of Daniel Almodovar and Phillip Rivera, 8-2.
Wadstein bounced back in singles play with a 6-1, 6-0 win against Herrero.
Wictor Andersson (Karlskoga, Sweden) played in the No. 5 slot and finished with an easy 6-2, 6-3 win against Miguel Colon.
Mattia Campus (Rome, Italy) improved his winning streak to nine as he took on Fabian Rodriguez in the No. 4 slot. The freshman Bobcat came away with the 6-2, 6-1 victory to clinch the team win.
Nolley made his spring singles debut, defeating Almodovar 7-6, 6-2 in the No. 6 slot. Ainalides faced off against Andres Ivizarry in the No. 2 slot and held him off for a 6-3, 7-6 Bobcat win.
Schubert completed the sweep in singles play as he took down Hector Ivizarry 7-6, 3-6, 10-5.
The Bobcats finish their spring break trip with a match against Division I University of Missouri-Kansas City Tuesday, March 26 at 11 a.m.
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