Men's Tennis wins twice in Orange Beach

Men's Tennis wins twice in Orange Beach
Ben Reardon (photo by Cari Dean)

ORANGE BEACH, Ala.—With wins against Transylvania University and Point University, the Birmingham-Southern men's tennis team moved to 7-2 on the season this past weekend, playing in Orange Beach, Ala.

The Panthers swept Transy 9-0 and defeated Point 6-1 in a rain-shortened match.

Freshman Alex Makarenko leads BSC so far this season with a perfect 9-0 mark in singles play (mostly at four singles), and he and sophomore Patrick Hire are 7-1 at two doubles. Juniors Briant Brandt and Ben Reardon are 7-0, mostly at three doubles, and Reardon is also 7-2 in singles action.

The Panthers are back in action March 29 and 30, hosting Hendrix and Rhodes at 10 a.m. both days at the Ann Dielen Tennis Complex.