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Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis Edges Out Anderson
Mauricio Hernandez won in number two doubles and at number six singles.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis Edges Out Anderson

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis beat Anderson at home 4-3 Friday afternoon.

In doubles, Joel Hemmings/Mauricio Hernandez started things off winning over Kush/Wilson 6-3. Rhodri Atkinson/Josh Lazenby would then secure the doubles point for LR defeating Moncada/Pudney 6-3 to put LR up (1-0).

In singles, Lazenby would fall to Kush 4-6, 1-6, which allowed the Trojans to tie up the match (1-1). Anderson would then take the lead with Smalley beating Hemmings 7-6, 6-3 to put them up (2-1). Lewis Scott would then put LR back in the match tying it up (2-2) defeating Cabo 7-5, 6-7, 6-1. Atkinson then put LR up (3-2) beating Moncada 2-6, 6-4, 6-4. Hernandez then secured the victory for LR defeating Martinetti 7-5, 6-2.

The Bears improve their record to 8-4, 6-2 SAC and will be back in action on March 28 on the road against Methodist.