M. Tennis

Tusculum Men's Tennis Takes Down Lenoir-Rhyne, 8-1

L-R junior David Richardson wins at second singles for the Bears

Lenoir-Rhyne junior David Richardson won at second singles for the Bears in an 8-1 loss to Tusculum in a South Atlantic Conference match Sunday afternoon at Hickory High School.Lenoir-Rhyne junior David Richardson won at second singles for the Bears in an 8-1 loss to Tusculum in a South Atlantic Conference match Sunday afternoon at Hickory High School.

Box Score

Hickory, N.C. - The Tusculum Men's Tennis Team (9-8, 3-3) defeated Lenoir-Rhyne (1-12, 0-9), 8-1, Sunday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference contest at Hickory High School.

Despite the loss, L-R did prevail at second singles with junior David Richardson (Wake Forest, N.C.) defeating Tony Bujana (Barquisimeto, VENEZUELA) by scores of 6-2 and 6-2.

The win was the fifth singles victory of the year against conference foes for Richardson and seventh overall.

Lenoir-Rhyne plays Belmont Abbey on the road Wednesday in Belmont, N.C., beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Tusculum travels to Harrogate, Tenn., to face Lincoln Memorial in a league contest on Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

NCAA Division II Menís Tennis Final
Tusculum 8, Lenoir-Rhyne 1
April 1, 2012 at Hickory, N.C.
(Hickory High School)

Singles
1. Lukas Winkelmann (TC) def. Aroon Khatter (L-R), 6-3, 7-6
2. David Richardson (L-R) def. Tony Bujana (TC), 6-2, 6-2
3. Paul Wiederspahn (TC) def. Robby Blackburn (L-R), 6-0, 6-1
4. Steven Lin (TC) def. Graydon Dunn (L-R), 6-1, 1-6, 6-1
5. Stefan Vergeer (TC) def. Michael Owens (L-R), 6-2, 6-4
6. Drew Kiser (TC) def. Jarod Styres (L-R), 6-4, 4-6, 10-8

Doubles
1. Lukas Winkelmann/Stefan Vergeer (TC) def. Aroon Khatter/Robby Blackburn (L-R), 8-4
2. Steven Lin/Paul Wiederspahn (TC) def. Graydon Dunn/Jarod Styres (L-R), 8-4
3. Drew Kiser/John Taylor (TC) def. Michael Owens/David Richardson (L-R), 8-5

Records:† Tusculum (9-8, 3-3 SAC), Lenoir-Rhyne (1-12, 0-9 SAC)

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