Men's and Women's Tennis Split with McMurry

Men's and Women's Tennis Split with McMurry

By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Berry College men’s and women’s tennis teams split with McMurry University on Thursday in Florida. The men’s team defeated McMurry 7-2, while the women fell 2-7.

MEN’S TEAM RESULTS:

  • Berry’s No. 1-Doubles team of Matthew Blakely and Griffin Davis defeated McMurry’s Carlos Martinez and Andrew Hallowell 8-4.
  • Ryan Miner and Chase Gooding also added an 8-5 victory in the No. 2-Doubles spot.
  • Davis (6-2, 6-4), Miner (6-0, 6-2), Gooding (6-2, 6-0), Jordan Crance (6-0, 6-1) and Daniel Alligood (6-1, 6-0) ensured the win with a singles victory apiece on Thursday.

WOMEN’S TEAM RESULTS:

  • All three Vikings doubles teams fell to McMurry in the matchup.
  • Mary Cerny and Lauren Byrket added the only victories for the Vikings on the day, in the No.1 and No. 2 Singles spots, respectively.
  • Cerny defeated Chloe Patterson 6-0 and 6-3, and Byrket bested Bree Brosing 6-2, 6-2.

NOTABLES:

  • With the win, the men’s team improves to 5-2 overall, extending their winning streak to four straight matches.
  • With the loss, the women’s team falls to 4-3 overall.

UP NEXT:

Berry’s men’s team will round out play in Florida with a match against Dickinson today at 1:00 p.m. The women will take on Oglethorpe for their first conference matchup of the season on Sunday, March 19 at 12:00 p.m.

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