Men’s tennis picks up first two wins of the season

Meyer Schwartzberg, shown here last season, was 2-0 at No. 3 singles on Saturday and also teamed with Sebastian Riveros Florez to win at No. 2 doubles.
Meyer Schwartzberg, shown here last season, was 2-0 at No. 3 singles on Saturday and also teamed with Sebastian Riveros Florez to win at No. 2 doubles.

By Chuck Tidmore

Sports Information Assistant


MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team picked up a pair of wins on Saturday, defeating Rust College 9-0 and Tuskegee University 9-0.

In the first match against Rust, Huntingdon (2-3) didn't lose a game in singles play and only dropped one game in doubles. No. 3 singles player Meyer Schwartzberg didn't lose a point in his singles match.

In the second match of the day versus Tuskegee, Huntingdon won five singles matches in straight sets.

Schwartzberg finished the day 2-0 at No. 3 singles. Bobby Foroughian (No. 1), Sebastian Riveros Florez (No. 2) and Zac Baldwin (No. 4) were also 2-0. Aaron Triplett won at No. 5 singles against Rust and No. 6 against Tuskegee. Trey Pirtle won by forfeit against Rust and won at No. 5 singles against Tuskegee.

In doubles, the teams of Foroughian-Baldwin (No. 1), Schwartzberg-Florez (No. 2) and Pirtle-Tyler Chaffee (No. 3) picked up wins against Tuskegee.

Against Rust, Justin McQueen and Ben Marler won at No. 1 doubles and Eric Busch and Bailey Burns won at No. 2 doubles. Pirtle and Chaffee won by forfeit at No. 3 doubles.

Huntingdon returns to action on Sunday with its fourth match in three days. The Hawks host Spring Hill at 1 pm.

 

Match Results

vs. Rust

*Note: Full names were not available for Rust 

Singles

No. 1: Bobby Foroughian (HC) def. Ham (RC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 2: Sebastian Riveros Florez (HC) def. Griffin (RC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 3: Meyer Schwartzberg (HC) def. Griffin (RC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 4: Zac Baldwin (HC) def. Dent (RC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 5: Aaron Triplett (HC) def. Lewis (RC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 6: Trey Pirtle (HC) def. Woodland (RC) Forfeit

 

Doubles

No. 1: Justin McQueen-Ben Marler (HC) def. Ham-Griffin (RC) 8-1

No. 2: Eric Busch-Bailey Burns (HC) def. Dent-Griffin (RC) 8-0

No. 3: Tyler Chaffee-Pirtle (HC) def. Woodland-Lewis (RC) Forfeit

 
 

vs. Tuskegee

Singles

No. 1: Bobby Foroughian (HC) def. Oshane Trail (TU) 5-7, 6-4, 10-3 

No 2: Sebastian Riveros Florez (HC) def. Andrew Knight (TU) 6-3, 6-4 

No. 3: Meyer Schwartzberg (HC) def. Brandon Sewell (TU) 6-3, 6-4 

No. 4: Zac Baldwin (HC) def. Michael Graham (TU) 6-1, 6-2

No. 5: Trey Pirtle (HC) def. Joseph Messam (TU) 6-2, 6-0

No. 6: Aaron Triplett (HC) def. Dominique Northside (TU) 6-3, 6-3

 

Doubles

No. 1: Baldwin-Foroughian (HC) def. Knight-Trail (TU) 8-5

No. 2: Schwartzberg-Florez (HC) def. Messam-Graham (TU) 8-1

No. 3: Tyler Chaffee-Pirtle (HC) def. Northside-Sewell (TU) 8-2