Huntingdon defeats Division II Tuskegee University

(Photo by Chuck Tidmore)
(Photo by Chuck Tidmore)

By Chuck Tidmore

Sports Information Assistant


MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team earned its first victory of the season on Friday, defeating Tuskegee 8-1.

The Hawks improved to 1-3 on the season with the win. Huntingdon hosts Rust and Berry on Saturday. Saturday's match against Rust will begin at 10 a.m. with Berry following after.

Huntingdon began Friday's match with a pair of doubles win. The No. 1 team of Justin McQueen and Adam Self won 8-5 while the No. 2 team of Ben Marler and Bailey Burns took an 8-4 victory.

The No. 3 team of Mark Melchor and Ethan Fuller won by default to give Huntingdon a 3-0 lead.

In singles, Huntingdon won three of the four matches played. McQueen won at No. 1 singles 8-6 while Self won 8-2 in the No. 2 spot. Melchor cruised to a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 5.

Marler won by injury default at No. 4 and Burns won by default at No. 6.


Match Results


No. 1: Justin McQueen (HC) def. Brandon Sewell (TU) 8-6

No. 2: Adam Self (HC) def. Jabari Hargrove (TU) 8-2

No. 3: Niles Elmore (TU) def. Ethan Fuller (HC) 8-3

No. 4: Ben Marler (HC) def. Reggie Richardson (TU) Injury Default

No. 5: Mark Melchor (HC) def. Jalen Law (TU) 6-0, 6-0

No. 6: Bailey Burns (HC) won by default



No. 1: McQueen-Self (HC) def. Sewell-Hargrove (TU) 8-5

No. 2: Marler-Burns (HC) def. Elmore-Richardson (TU) 8-4

No. 3: Melchor-Fuller (HC) won by default


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