Men's Tennis finishes as Mid-South Conference Tournament Runner-Up
Sunday, April 18, 2021
Men's Tennis finishes as Mid-South Conference Tournament Runner-Up
Hughes N'Goma (Credit: Mid-South Conference)

OWENSBORO, Ky. - Cumberland men's tennis finishes as the Mid-South Conference Tournament Runner-Up after losing to top-seeded Lindsey Wilson in the title match at Centre Court Sunday evening.

Lindsey Wilson's third-seeded doubles pair of Aleksa Ciric and Tiago Almeida picked up a 6-0 victory over Sacha Colomban and Hugues N'Goma. The Blue Raiders earned the doubles point with a 6-4 win from Camilo Erazo and Nicolas Torrealba at No. 2 doubles.

Ciric gave the Blue Raiders a 2-0 lead in the match with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Adrijan Hrzic at No. 2 singles. Erazo earned a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Felipe Coelho in the top-seeded singles match. Anatoliy Voloshyn clinched the championship for the Blue Raiders with a 6-2, 6-0 victory in No. 6 singles.

The Blue Raiders captured their third consecutive tournament title and 16th overall. Lindsey Wilson earns the conference's automatic bid to next month's NAIA Men's Tennis Tournament.

Cumberland has to wait to see if they make the NAIA National Tournament with an At-Large bid.

#11 Lindsey Wilson College 4, #26 Cumberland University 0
 
Singles competition
1. #27 Camilo Erazo (LWC) def. Felipe Coelho (CUMBU) 6-1, 6-1
2. #38 Aleksa Ciric (LWC) def. Adrijan Hrzic (CUMBU) 6-1, 6-2
3. Jan Silhavy (LWC) vs. Hugues N'Goma (CUMBU) 1-6, 6-1, 1-0, unfinished
4. #46 Tiago Almeida (LWC) vs. German Suarez (CUMBU) 6-2, 4-3, unfinished
5. Nicolas Torrealba (LWC) vs. Jackson Vaughan (CUMBU) 6-4, 2-0, unfinished
6. Anatoliy Voloshyn (LWC) def. Dan Trost (CUMBU) 6-2, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Jan Silhavy/Steven Espinoza (LWC) vs. Adrijan Hrzic/Dan Trost (CUMBU) 4-4, unfinished
2. Nicolas Torrealba/Camilo Erazo (LWC) def. German Suarez/Felipe Coelho (CUMBU) 6-4
3. Tiago Almeida/Aleksa Ciric (LWC) def. Hugues N'Goma/Sacha Colomban (CUMBU) 6-0