April 13, 2015
Sophomore men's tennis player Alex Makarenko (Suwanee, Ga.) helped the Panthers go 2-0 this past weekend on the road with wins against Hendrix and regionally-ranked Rhodes. He won 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 on Saturday against the Warriors at No. 1 singles, and 6-4, 6-2 at No. 1 singles on Sunday against the Lynx. In doubles play he was 1-1, winning 8-3 against Hendrix before falling 8-6 to Rhodes, both times teamed with junior Patrick Hire. Makarenko now stands at 10-1 in singles play and 8-3 in doubles this year.