March 12, 2011

Men's Tennis Weathers Tornadoes 5-4 in Hilton Head

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC – The North Georgia men's tennis team opened their spring break trip in style on Saturday morning, edging Brevard College 5-4 at the Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Complex in non-conference action.

The Saints pick up a victory in the first of three straight matches in Hilton Head, improving to 4-4 overall on the year, while Brevard falls to 5-5 on the season.

North Georgia trailed early as they managed to come away with just a single point in doubles action, using an 8-5 victory by Giovani Santos and Ernesto Farinas at No. 3 doubles.

The Saints would rally in singles however, as Mateus Camasmie set the table with a 4-6, 6-4, 10-4 victory at No. 2 singles. Giovani would follow with a win in straight set at No. 3, and Brandon Sloan and Farinas were also winners at No. 5 and No. 6 singles respectively, clinching a 5-4 victory for North Georgia.

The Saints will have Sunday off before taking on Macalester on Monday morning at 8:00 a.m. North Georgia will then wrap up the four-day trip on Tuesday against Missouri Valley at 12:30 p.m.

North Georgia 5, Brevard College 4
Mar 12, 2011 at Hilton Head Island, S.C. (Hilton Head Beach & Tennis)

Singles competition
1. Scott McCormick (BCM) def. Felipe Friedrich (NGCSUM) 6-1, 7-6
2. Mateus Camasmie (NGCSUM) def. Sam MacNeil (BCM) 4-6, 6-4, 10-4
3. Giovani Santos (NGCSUM) def. Cole Altizer (BCM) 6-2, 6-1
4. Beau Wills (BCM) def. Adrien Saulais (NGCSUM) 6-3, 6-1
5. Brandon Sloan (NGCSUM) def. Jarred Fisher (BCM) 6-3, 6-4
6. Ernesto Farinas (NGCSUM) def. Shane Apps (BCM) 6-3, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. Scott McCormick/Beau Wills (BCM) def. Brandon Sloan/Felipe Friedrich (NGCSUM) 8-2
2. Cole Altizer/Sam MacNeil (BCM) def. Mateus Camasmie/Adrien Saulais (NGCSUM) 8-6
3. Giovani Santos/Ernesto Farinas (NGCSUM) def. Jarred Fisher/Shane Apps (BCM) 8-5