BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern men's and women's tennis teams lost at home today, falling to Campbellsville—whose women are ranked 23rd and men 24th in the NAIA national poll—at the BSC Tennis Complex Wednesday afternoon. The men lost to by the score of 6-3, while the women lost 8-1.
Both Panther tennis teams fall to 4-2 on the season.
On the women's side, freshman Mary Evelyn Carroll scored BSC's only point of the match at three singles, winning 6-3, 6-2. For the men, sophomore Patrick Hire and freshman Alex Makarenko won at two doubles, 8-4, and Makarenko and junior Ben Reardon won at four and five singles, respectively.
The Panthers are back at home this Friday, hosting Millsaps at 2 p.m. Prior to the match, the BSC Tennis Complex will officially be re-named the Ann Dielen Tennis Complex, in honor of the current women's tennis coach of the same name who has been with the program for 38 seasons.
Women's Tennis Results
No. 23 Campbellsville 8, BSC 1
1. Anna Tumanyan (CU) def. Moya Moore (BSC) 6-3, 6-2
2. Megan Charity (CU) def. Emily Holst (BSC) 6-2, 6-2
3. Mary Evelyn Carroll (BSC) def. Gleidys Salazar (CU) 6-3, 6-2
4. Jenna Sallee (CU) def. Terria Punturo (BSC) 6-2, 6-2
5. Lindy Charity (CU) def. Lindsey Farrell (BSC) 6-2, 6-2
6. Haley Dallas (CU) def. Sarah Ward (BSC) 6-1, 6-1
1. Tumanyan/Dallas (CU) def. Moore/Ward (BSC) 8-4
2. Salazar/M. Charity (CU) def. Holst/Carroll (BSC) 8-3
3. Sallee/L. Charity (CU) def. Punturo/Farrell (BSC) 8-3
Men's Tennis Results
No. 24 Campbellsville 6, BSC 3
1. Sebastian Marot (CU) def. Christian Matthews (BSC) 6-4, 6-2
2. Alejandro Soriano (CU) def. Brian Brandt (BSC) 6-1, 6-2
3. Pontus Blom (CU) def. Patrick Hire (BSC) 7-5, 6-4
4. Alex Makarenko (BSC) def. Ben Ward (CU) 1-0, ret.
5. Ben Reardon (BSC) def. Parker Jones (CU) 7-5, 7-5
6. Johan Fuzellier (CU) def. Blake Nuwayhid (BSC) 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
1. Soriano/Blom (CU) def. Matthews/Brandt (BSC) 8-5
2. Hire/Makarenko (BSC) def. Marot/Zach Baulch (CU) 8-4
3. Austin Spalding/Jones (CU) def. Nuwayhid/Henry Crosby (BSC) 9-7