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Men’s Tennis Sweeps Past Winthrop

by | Jan 29, 2019 | Sports

Junior Axel Fries from Stockholm, Sweden is the Wildcats’ top seeded player


[see our News of Davidson photo gallery from this match]

DAVIDSON, N.C.  — Davidson made it two in a row in shutout fashion, taking a 7-0 home win against Winthrop Sunday afternoon in men’s tennis inside the Knobloch Tennis Center.

Davidson moved to 2-0 and sent the Eagles to their second defeat in three matches.

“The guys competed great today,” said head coach Drew Barrett. “Our No. 2 and 3 doubles are starting off the season well. Our players are making a lot of plays and competing well. It is great to see everyone improve each outing.”

Freshman Sam Kavarana from Charleston, South Carolina had terrific comeback in his match

The match started off with Davidson taking the doubles point after wins of 6-2 and 6-1 at No. 2 and 3 positions by Camden Mazzoni and Douglas MacIntosh along with Matthew Rose and Alexander Loope.

Mazzoni and MacIntosh led the way in singles play with straight set wins of 6-3, 6-2 and 6-3, 6-4 at No. 5 and 6 positions.

Reigning A-10 Rookie of the Week winner Sam Kavarana regrouped from dropping a 7-5 decision in his first set to rolling in 6-4, 6-1 wins in the next two sets at No. 3.

The ‘Cats’ top two players, Axel Fries and Yash Parikh, scored wins of 6-4, 6-3 and 7-5, 7-5 for their second wins of the year.

Scoring the last singles win was Brooks Green with a 6-4, 6-2 victory at No. 4.

Davidson closes out a three-game homestand by hosting Presbyterian, Feb. 2, at 1 p.m.

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