Men's tennis grabs first 9-0 win of 2015, taking down Hampden-Sydney

Men's tennis grabs first 9-0 win of 2015, taking down Hampden-Sydney

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Salisbury University men's tennis team traveled for its first match away from the Eastern Shore, picking up a 9-0 win against Hampden-Sydney College in a neutral-site match at the University of Mary Washington.

Salisbury opened with a sweep in the doubles matches as senior Daniel Albers and junior Eric Spangler grabbed an 8-0 win at No. 1, while senior Adam Goldberger and freshman Sean Ngo worked for an 8-6 win at No. 2. Salisbury accomplished the doubles sweep with an 8-1 win at No. 3 doubles by junior Shanon Gunther and sophomore Grant Hudson.

In singles play, the Sea Gulls fared equally well, dropping no more than five games in any singles match. Albers earned a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles, in the closest match of the day, while Spangler rolled to a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 2.

Senior Demetri Vrahnos came up with a convincing 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 3 and Gunther won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 4. Ngo dropped three games in his first-set victory, before rolling to a 6-0 victory in the second and Goldberger collected a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 6.

The Sea Gulls continue their road swing this weekend, traveling to Franklin & Marshall College and Haverford College. Salisbury will hit F&M on Friday, March 6, and will play at Haverford on Saturday, March 7.

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