No. 18 Men’s Tennis Edges Carleton, Rhodes

No. 18 Men’s Tennis Edges Carleton, Rhodes

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The 18th-ranked Sewanee men's tennis teams collected similar 5-4 victories over No. 37 Carleton and Rhodes at the Bruton-Guerry Tennis Center.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score, Match 1: Sewanee 5, Carleton (15-2) 4
Final Score, Match 2: Sewanee (13-5, 2-0) 5, Rhodes (7-6, 1-1) 4
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HOW IT HAPPENED, CARLETON
-The Tiger saw themselves down 2-1 after doubles play, but Sewanee clinched the match with wins at the No. 2, 3, 5 and 6 singles flights.

-Ryan Olps rallied from a 2-6 opening set loss to win at the No. 4, 6-3, 6-3.

SINGLES RESULTS
1. #15 Leo Vithoontien (CAR) def. Andres Carro (SEWANEE) 6-3, 7-5
2. Jack Gray (SEWANEE) def. William Walsh (CAR) 6-3, 6-1
3. Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Aaron Goodman (CAR) 6-1, 6-2
4. Xander Zuczek (CAR) def. Ryan Olps (SEWANEE) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
5. Fletcher Kerr (SEWANEE) def. Jordon O'Kelly (CAR) 7-6, 6-3
6. Jack Metzger (SEWANEE) def. Xander Roti (CAR) 6-2, 6-1

DOUBLES RESULTS
1. Aubrey Davis/Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. #19 Leo Vithoontien/Jordon O'Kelly (CAR) 8-5
2. Aaron Goodman/Xander Zuczek (CAR) def. Jack Gray/Andres Carro (SEWANEE) 8-5
3. Jonas Lindholm-Uzzi/William Walsh (CAR) def. Jack Metzger/Thomas Harrison (SEWANEE) 8-5

HOW IT HAPPENED, RHODES
-Just as in Friday's match, the Tigers dropped two of the three doubles sets, as Andres Carro and Jack Gray avoided the sweep with an 8-5 win at the No. 3 flight.

-In singles, Rhodes took sets at the No. 2 and No. 4, but Carro's win at the No. 1, 6-7, 6-3, 6-3, and Jack Metzger's 3-6, 6-0, 6-3 win at the No. 6 helped the Purple and Gold rally to their second conference win of the season.

-Jordan Brewer and Fletcher Kerr also secure straight-set wins in singles.

SINGLES RESULTS
1. Andres Carro (SEWANEE) def. Ritwik Chatterjee (RHODES) 6-7, 6-3, 6-3
2. Phil Lauture (RHODES) def. Jack Gray (SEWANEE) 6-3, 7-6
3. Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Andrew Morton (RHODES) 6-1, 6-3
4. P.J. Shaw (RHODES) def. Ryan Olps (SEWANEE) 6-3, 7-6
5. Fletcher Kerr (SEWANEE) def. Alex Lloyd (RHODES) 6-0, 6-3
6. Jack Metzger (SEWANEE) def. Sairam Gudiseva (RHODES) 3-6, 6-0, 6-3

DOUBLES RESULTS
1. P.J. Shaw/Andrew Morton (RHODES) def. Hayden Loeb/Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) 8-7
2. Ritwik Chatterjee/Phil Lauture (RHODES) def. Jack Metzger/Fletcher Kerr (SEWANEE) 8-3
3. Andres Carro/Jack Gray (SEWANEE) def. Frank Stich/Alex Lloyd (RHODES) 8-5

UP NEXT
Sewanee will end the four-match homestand Sunday with a battle with Hendrix. It will also be senior day for the Tigers.

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