No. 16 Men's Tennis takes down Shawnee State
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
No. 16 Men's Tennis takes down Shawnee State
Jackson Vaughan and Dan Slapnik Trost earned tough win in doubles to sweep the doubles point against Shawnee State. (Credit: Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis got back on track with a Mid-South Conference victory Wednesday afternoon over Shawnee State. 

Doubles play belonged to the Phoenix with them winning all three matchups. Vaibhav Bisht and Fernando Flores got things going with a sweep at No. 3. Daniel Wessels and German Suarez followed behind their win with a 6-1 victory over Aiden White and Austin Hanshaw to clinch the doubles point. Dan Slapnik Trost and Jackson Vaughan tacked on a 7-5 win to pick all three doubles matches. 

Sacha Colomban was the first singles player to finish handling Austin Hanshaw 6-2, 6-0 quickly. Wessels picked up the win at No. 2 singles 6-1, 6-4 over Zayden Rinehart and Suarez defeated Max Mitchell in three sets 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 to clinch the match for the Phoenix.

Flores, playing at No. 4, defeated Jacob Freeland in near perfect sets 6-1, 6-0.  Vaibhav Bisht swept Kennen Lambert 6-0, 6-0 and Jakob Schermer finished it off with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 6.

Cumberland will continue this home stretch with a match against Oakland City tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m.

Singles Competition
1. German Suarez (CU) def. Max Mitchell (SSU) 6-2, 2-6, 6-2
2. Daniel Wessels (CU) def. Zayden Rinehart (SSU) 6-1, 6-4
3. Sacha Colomban (CU) def. Austin Hanshaw (SSU) 6-2, 6-0
4. Fernando Flores (CU) def. Jacob Freeland (SSU) 6-1, 6-0
5. Vaibahav Bisht (CU) def. Keenen Lambert (SSU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Jakob Schermer (CU) def. Aiden White (SSU) 6-0, 6-1
Doubles Competition
1. Daniel Wessels/German Suarez (CU) def. Zayden Rinehart/Keenen Lambert (SSU) 6-1
2. Dan Slapnik Trost/Jackson Vaughan (CU) def. Jacob Freeland/Max Mitchell (SSU) 7-5
3. Vaibhav Bisht/Fernando Flores (CU) def. Aiden White/Austin Hanshaw (SSU) 6-0