CU men take 9-0 win over Georgetown
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
CU men take 9-0 win over Georgetown
Senior Axel Lucich collected singles and doubles wins in CU's 9-0 victory Wednesday against Georgetown. (Credit Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches, five of those in straight sets, and won all three doubles outings, as the seventh-ranked Phoenix posted a 9-0 victory against Georgetown College in men’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.

The Phoenix (16-2, 4-1 Mid-South) ends the regular season with a pair of matches at home Friday, taking on the University of the Cumberlands at 10 a.m. and Blue Mountain College at 3 p.m.

Omar Santiagonúñez Ahumada and Pau Grabuleda Cruañas defeated A.J. Berk and Issac Mathis, 8-0, at No. 3 doubles before Ramon Puertolas and Riccardo Ferraris won 8-2 at No. 2 versus Hunter Nosek and Cole McCreary. Thiago Lopes and Axel Lucich claimed an 8-5 victory at No. 1 over Ryo Takeda and Tristan Nosek.

Ferraris finished first in singles, registering a 6-3, 6-0, win at No. 3 against Hunter Nosek and Grabuleda Cruañas posted a 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, decision versus Takeda at No. 1 for the deciding point.

Puertolas defeated Tristan Nosek, 7-6 (3), 6-4, at No. 2 and Lopes recorded a 7-6 (5), 6-3, win against Phillip Hoeper at No. 4. Lucich collected a 6-4, 6-0, victory versus McCreary at No. 5 and Santiagonúñez Ahumada finished off the match with a 6-4, 6-3, decision at No. 6 over Mathis.

#7 Cumberland University 9, Georgetown College 0

1. Pau Grabuleda Cruañas (CU) def. Ryo Takeda (GEOR), 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
2. Ramon Puertolas (CU) def. Tristan Nosek (GEOR), 7-6 (3), 6-4
3. Riccardo Ferraris (CU) def. Hunter Nosek (GEOR), 6-3, 6-0
4. Thiago Lopes (CU) def. Phillip Hoeper (GEOR), 7-6 (5), 6-3
5. Axel Lucich (CU) def. Cole McCreary (GEOR), 6-4, 6-0
6. Omar Santiagonúñez Ahumada (CU) def. Issac Mathis (GEOR), 6-4, 6-3

1. Lopes-Lucich (CU) def. Takeda-T. Nosek (GEOR), 8-5
2. Ferraris-Puertolas (CU) def. H. Nosek-McCreary (GEOR), 8-2
3. Santiagonúñez Ahumada-Grabuleda Cruañas (CU) def. A.J. Berk-Mathis (GEOR), 8-0
Order of Finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (3,1,2,4,5,6)