FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team closed out the regular season with an 8-1 loss at Methodist University on Sunday.
Huntingdon (11-5) and Methodist (12-4) both finished the regular season with a 7-2 record in USA South competition. With the head-to-head win, Methodist is the No. 2 seed for the conference tournament and Huntingdon is the No. 3 seed.
Huntingdon will play Covenant in the first round of the USA South Tournament on Friday at 9 a.m. (Central) in Rocky Mount, N.C.
Playing at No. 1 singles, sophomore Sebastian Riveros Florez picked up the Hawks' only win on Sunday. Florez defeated R.J. Clement 7-6, 2-6, 11-9. Florez is 12-3 in singles this season with a 10- record at No. 2 and a 2-2 record at No. 1.
No. 1: Sebastian Riveros Florez (HC) def. R.J. Clement (MU) 7-6, 2-6, 11-9
No. 2: Taylor Buckholz (MU) def. John Jones (HC) 6-0, 6-1
No. 3: John Dangerfield (MU) def. Zac Baldwin (HC) 6-0, 6-1
No. 4: Dillon Sullivan (MU) def. Meyer Schwartzberg (HC) 6-1, 6-1
No. 5: Teal Howard (MU) def. Trey Pirtle (HC) 6-4, 6-3
No. 6: Kyle Mersereah (MU) def. Aaron Triplett (HC) 6-2, 6-2
No. 1: Buckholz-Sullivan (MU) def. Justin McQueen-Baldwin (HC) 8-3
No. 2: Clement-Howard (MU) def. Schwartzberg-Florez (HC) 8-6
No. 3: Dangerfield-Mersereah (MU) def. Pirtle-Jones (HC) 8-3