Men’s tennis earns 10th straight win, tied for 1st in USA South

Photo by Brittany Thomaston
Photo by Brittany Thomaston

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team took three doubles matches and three singles matches to knock off Piedmont 6-3 on Wednesday.

The win was the 10th straight for the Hawks and moved Huntingdon into a tie with North Carolina Wesleyan for first in the USA South Athletic Conference standings.

Huntingdon (12-2, 7-0 USA South) will host five-time defending conference champion N.C. Wesleyan (7-7, 7-0 USA South) on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Bobby Foroughian (No. 1) and Tyler Creamer (No. 5) won straight-set matches in singles and Sebastian Riveros Florez (No. 2) won in three sets. Foroughian improved to 12-2 at No. 1 this season, Creamer is 5-2 at No. 5 and 10-2 overall and Florez is 9-3 at No. 2.

In doubles, the team of Foroughian-Zac Baldwin picked up its 13th win in 14 matches at No. 1, the team of Meyer Schwartzberg-Florez improved to 9-3 at No. 2 and the team of Creamer-Tyler Chaffee remained unbeaten at 5-0 at No. 3.

 

vs. Piedmont College

Match results

Singles

No. 1: Bobby Foroughian (HC) def. Matt Metzger (PC) 6-1, 6-2

No. 2: Sebastian Riveros Florez (HC) def. Joel Silverberg (PC) 6-4, 1-6, 6-1

No. 3: Trey Martin (PC) def. Zac Baldwin (HC) 6-3, 6-3

No. 4: Patrick Steck (PC) def. Meyer Schwartzberg (HC) 5-7, 7-5, 6-4

No. 5: Tyler Creamer (HC) def. Mason Riza (PC) 6-0, 6-4

No. 6: Robbie Werner (PC) def. Justin McQueen (HC) 4-6, 6-1, 10-2

 

Doubles             

No. 1: Foroughian-Baldwin (HC) def. Metzger-Riza (PC) 8-4

No. 2: Florez-Schwartzberg (HC) def. Christopher Davidson-Werner (PC) 8-2

No. 3: Creamer-Tyler Chaffee (HC) def. Silverberg-Steck (PC) 8-2