Huntingdon falls on Day 1 of Spring Break Tournament

Huntingdon falls on Day 1 of Spring Break Tournament

By Audrianna Hargitt

Sports Information Assistant


ORLANDO, Fla. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team lost to Luther College and Loras College on Monday on the first day of the Spring Break Tournament.

The Hawks fell to Luther College 9-0 before losing to Loras College 5-4.

Against Loras, the Hawks won two doubles matches and two singles matches to take a 4-3 lead. Loras won the final two singles matches to earn the win.

In doubles, the No. 2 team of Bailey Burns and Mark Melchor and the No. 3 team of Adam Self and Ethan Fuller each won 8-4.

Self won 7-6, 6-1 at No. 3 singles and Melchor won 6-3, 6-3 at No. 4 singles.


Records: Huntingdon (5-6); Luther (11-1); Loras (7-2)

Coming Up: Huntingdon returns to action on Tuesday in Orlando, Fla., against Mount St. Mary to close out the Spring Break Tournament.



Match Results

Luther College


No. 1: Cole Schneider (LC) def. John Jones (HC) 6-4, 6-3

No. 2:  Nate Parsons (LC) def. Bailey Burns (HC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 3: Ryan Ortega (LC) def. Adam Self (HC) 6-3, 6-1

No. 4: Brook Norwood (LC) def. Mark Melchor (HC) 7-6 (8-6), 6-2

No. 5: Sakchham Karki (LC) def. Ben Marler (HC) 6-2, 6-1

No. 6: Jake Smith (LC) def. Trevor Berry (HC) 6-0, 6-0



No. 1: Parsons-Sneider (LC) def. Jones-Marler (HC) 8-2

No. 2:  Anders Jensen-Grant Morton (LC) def. Burns-Melchor (HC) 8-0

No. 3: Cam Long-Brian Murman (LC) def. Self-Anjala Chandrasoma (HC) 8-0



Loras College


No. 1: Jason Derby (LC) def. John Jones (HC) 6-2, 6-4

No. 2: Charlie Harris (LC) def. Bailey Burns (HC) 6-3, 6-3

No. 3: Adam Self (HC) def. Kevin Murphy (LC) 7-6, 6-1

No. 4: Mark Melchor (HC) def. Riley Michel (LC) 6-3, 6-3

No. 5: Sean Baldwin (LC) def. Ben Marler (HC) 7-5, 6-0

No. 6: Eric Zirzow (LC) def. Kevaughnte Merrion (HC) 6-1, 6-2



No. 1: Derby-Harris (LC) def. Jones-Marler (HC) 8-6

No. 2: Burns-Melchor (HC) def. Michel-Baldwin (LC) 8-4

No. 3: Self-Evan Fuller (HC) def. Murphy-Ryan Scheidt (LC) 8-4