Lions capture win at home opener!

Lions capture win at home opener!

Franklin Springs, GA – The Emmanuel College Men's Tennis Team hosted a NCAA Regional match vs Georgia Southwestern this Saturday for another. The Lions did not disappoint and started the dual match with 2 solid wins in doubles at #2 (Romero/Alcacer) and #3 (Canadas/Watteeuw). With the 2-1 lead at the start of singles play, the Lions kept the momentum going and earned another point with the Junior at #3 Lucas Pereira. With 2 more points needed to clinch the dual match, Juan Carlos Romero earned an important point with a 3-set win at #1 and David Forehand gave the Lions the decisive point at #6. Emmanuel also grabbed two more good wins at #2 with Jorge Canadas and at #4 Enrique Alcacer.

This event marked the first win for the Emmanuel Lions this Spring.

Coming up next, EC Tennis will not have a long break from competition since they will travel to Lenoir Rhyne next Friday. First serve is scheduled for 2PM!




Emmanuel College 7, Georgia Southwestern 2
Feb 11, 2017 at Franklin Springs, Ga. (EC Tennis Courts) 

Singles competition

1. Juan Carlos Romero (EMMANUEL) def. Steven Blythe (GSW) 6-3, 6-7 (6-8), 6-2

2. Jorge Canadas (EMMANUEL) def. A. Canovas Ferrando (GSW) 6-0, 6-2

3. Lucas Pereira (EMMANUEL) def. Beau Millwood (GSW) 6-3, 6-2

4. Enrique Alcacer (EMMANUEL) def. Joel Landis (GSW) 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-8)

5. Oliver Marshall (GSW) def. Guillaume Watteeuw (EMMANUEL) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)

6. David Forehand (EMMANUEL) def. Jonathan Martin (GSW) 8-6

Doubles competition

1. Steven Blythe/Oliver Marshall (GSW) def. David Forehand/Lucas Pereira (EMMANUEL) 8-5

2. Enrique Alcacer/Juan Carlos Romero (EMMANUEL) def. A. Canovas Ferrando/Beau Millwood (GSW) 8-3

3. Jorge Canadas/Guillaume Watteeuw (EMMANUEL) def. Joel Landis/Jonathan Martin (GSW) 8-5

Match Notes

Georgia Southwestern 2-2

Emmanuel College 1-2

Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (3,5,1,2,6,4)



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