NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Tulane Green Wave knocked off the College of Charleston men’s tennis team 6-1 this afternoon at the City Park Pepsi Tennis Center.
The loss drops CofC to 2-6 while the Green Wave improves to 5-4. This was the third match of the College’s three-match spring break road trip.
It was a tough day for the Cougars as only sophomore Sebastian Lopez (Medellin, Colombia) emerged victorious. Lopez beat Joe Young of Tulane 6-3, 6-2 in No. 2 singles. Lopez has been a steady presence for CofC recently, winning four of his last six singles matches.
Sophomore Alon Faiman (Ramat Hasharon, Israel) had a very close match against Alex Van Cott of the Green Wave. After splitting two sets, the two played a tiebreaker all the way to 16-14 before Van Cott took the win on court five.
The Cougars have their work cut out for them as their next opponent is Southern Conference foe Davidson (7-3). The two teams will square off on Sunday, March 10 at 1:00 p.m. (ET) at the College of Charleston Tennis at Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
TULANE 6, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON 1
March 6, 2013
City Park Pepsi Tennis Center
in New Orleans, La.
No. 1 – Idan Mark (Tulane) def. Brice Allanic (CofC) 6-2, 6-3.
No. 2 – Sebastian Lopez (CofC) def. Joe Young (Tulane) 6-3, 6-2.
No. 3 – Dominik Koepfer (Tulane) def. Crescente Lesser (CofC) 6-4, 7-5.
No. 4 – Rodrigo Rappaccioli (Tulane) def. Charlie Ghriskey (CofC) 6-3, 6-3.
No. 5 – Alex Van Cott (Tulane) def. Alon Faiman (CofC) 4-6, 7-5, 16-14.
No. 6 – Adam Bernstein (Tulane) def. Zack Lewis (CofC) 6-4, 6-2.
No. 1 – Lorena Idan Mark-Dominik Koepfer (Tulane) vs. Brice Allanic-Charlie Ghriskey (CofC) 6-3, unfinished.
No. 2 – Rodrigo Rappaccioli-Alex Van Cott (Tulane) def. Zack Lewis-Alon Faiman (CofC) 8-0.
No. 3 – Joe Young-Adam Bernstein (Tulane) def. Sebastian Lopez-Josh Record (CofC) 8-1.
ORDER OF FINISH
Doubles: 2, 3
Singles: 2, 4, 6, 3*, 1, 5