CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Salisbury University men's tennis team took a 7-2 defeat in its neutral-site match against Sewanee: The University of the South on Wednesday morning.
The Sea Gulls took one match in doubles competition, with senior Daniel Albers and junior Eric Spangler picking up an 8-5 win, while senior Demetri Vrahnos and junior Shanon Gunther dropped an 8-5 decision at No. 2 and senior Adam Goldberger and freshman Sean Ngo were defeated 8-2, at No. 3.
It was Goldberger who picked up the only singles point of the day for the Gulls, winning in three sets at No. 6. After falling in the first set, 6-4, Goldberger took the second 6-3 and grabbed the final set in the super tie-breaker, 10-8 for the point.
Ngo won six games at No. 5 singles, before falling, 6-3, 6-3, while Gunther battled in the first set of his No. 4 singles match, falling 7-5, and dropped the second 6-0.
Albers also took five games in his No. 1 singles match, falling 6-2, 6-3, while Spangler was defeated 6-2, 6-1 in the No. 2 spot and Vrahnos took a 6-3, 6-0 loss at No. 3.
The Sea Gulls (7-2) conclude their trip to California for spring break on Thursday, March 19, taking on Denison University in a match scheduled to begin at noon, eastern time.