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February 18, 2012

Huntingdon men’s tennis picks up first win of the season

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team set the tone in doubles and finished with a 7-2 win over Tuskegee University on Friday at the Gibbs Tennis Complex.

Sean Jackson and Zac Baldwin teamed for an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles and Larry Pritchett and Tyler Chaffee won 8-3 at No. 2 doubles as the Hawks (1-1) won all three doubles positions and four of the six singles positions.

Jackson and Pritchett also won in singles, with Jackson winning a three-set match at No. 3 singles and Pritchett winning in straight sets at No. 5.

Huntingdon won No. 3 doubles and No. 6 singles by forfeit and No. 4 singles due to an injury.

Huntingdon returns to action on Feb. 25, hosting Oglethorpe.

 

Match results

Singles

No. 1: David Mohammed (TU) def. Tyler Creamer (HC) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

No. 2: Andrew Knight (TU) def. Zac Baldwin (HC) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

No. 3: Sean Jackson (HC) def. Arlon Williams (TU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4

No. 4: Lee Howell (HC) def. Bobby Smith (TU) 6-1, Retired (Injury)

No. 5: Larry Pritchett (HC) def. Kyle Spencer (TU) 6-0, 6-1

No. 6: Tyler Chaffee (HC) won by forfeit

 

Doubles

No. 1: Jackson-Baldwin (HC) def. Williams-Knight (TU) 8-5

No. 2: Pritchett-Chaffee (HC ) def. Smith-Spencer (TU) 8-3

No. 3: Creamer-Howell (HC) won by forfeit