Self helps Hawks earn first win of the season

Self helps Hawks earn first win of the season

By Audrianna Hargitt

Sports Information Assistant


MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Sophomore Adam Self won a three-set match at No. 3 singles to help the Huntingdon men's tennis team clinch its first win of the season with a 5-4 victory over Brevard on Saturday.

The Hawks trailed 2-1 after doubles but rallied to win three singles matches and tie the score 4-4. In the deciding match, Self took the first set 7-5, lost the second set 6-3 and clinched the match with a 6-0 win in the third set.

Self and Ben Marler won 8-1 at No. 3 doubles. Mark Melchor (No. 4) and Marler (No. 5) each won 6-0, 6-1 in singles and Ethan Fuller (No. 6) won 6-4, 6-1.


Records: Huntingdon (1-3); Brevard (1-8)

Coming Up: Huntingdon plays at Maryville on March 10 at 9 a.m.  



Match Results


No. 1: Tom Mittring (BC) def.  John Jones (HC) 6-1, 6-1

No. 2: Tim Hengst (BC) def. Bailey Burns (HC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 3: Adam Self (HC) def. Will Christiansen (BC) 7-5, 3-6, 6-0

No. 4: Mark Melchor (HC) def. Jaume Reig (BC) 6-0, 6-1

No. 5: Ben Marler (HC) def. David Bumgarner (BC) 6-0, 6-1

No. 6: Ethan Fuller (HC) def. Florian Peyssonneaux (BC) 6-4, 6-1



No. 1: Mittring-Hengst (BC) def. Jones-Burns (HC) 8-6

No. 2: Christiansen-Bumgarner (BC) def. Fuller-Melchor(HC) 8-6

No. 3: Self-Marler(HC) def. Peyssonneaux-Reig (BC) 8-1