Phoenix sweeps Georgetown 7-0 for a 4-1 Week
Sunday, March 20, 2022
Phoenix sweeps Georgetown 7-0 for a 4-1 Week
Hughes N'Goma (Credit: Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 16 Cumberland men's tennis closes a 4-1 week with a 7-0 sweep over Georgetown College Sunday afternoon at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts. 

"Our team had a very strong start in doubles and carried on into singles play. Our great energy from our entire team has made a difference. Building an outstanding team culture has been one of our main goals for years now and we are satisfied of how close our players are and how focus they are into achieving our goals together," head coach Thiago Lins said. 

Cumberland picked up the doubles point with three wins from the CU doubles teams. Hughes N'Goma and Jackson Vaughan picked up a 6-1 win at No. 1. Daniel Wessels and German Suarez defeated Zachary White and Matthew Smith 6-2 and Dan Slapnik Trost and Adrijan Hrzic topped Matthew Thomas and Tsugunsuke Hirose 6-2. 

The Phoenix won all six singles matches to get the sweep. Wessels defeated Cole Wilson at No. 1 6-4, 6-3. At No. 2 singles, Hrzic bested White at 6-1, 6-2 and Dan Slapnik Trost defeated Parker Clarke 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3. 

N'goma defeated Logan Smallwood 6-3, 7-5 at No. 4 singles and Jackson Vaughan beat Tsugunsuke Hirose 6-4, 6-0 at No. 5. Sacha Colomban defeated Stephen Taylor at No. 6. 

"This has been a very long week with seven matches in 10 days. We have been preparing for this week for a while now, and I am proud of the team effort. We have a well deserving day off now, and looking forward to our next match on Wednesday.

Cumberland will be on the road this Wednesday for a big match with No. 9 Lindsey Wilson. 

No. 16 Cumberland 7, Georgetown 0

Singles competition
1. Daniel Wessels (CU) def. Cole Wilson (GC) 6-4, 6-3
2. Adrijan Hrzic (CU) def. Zachary White (GC) 6-1, 6-2
3. Dan Slapnik Trost (CU) def. Parker Clarke (GC) 6-1, 6-3 
4. Hugues N'Goma (CU) def. Logan Smallwood (GC) 6-3, 7-5
5. Jackson Vaughan (CU) def. Tsugunsuke Hirose (GC) 6-4, 6-0
6. Sacha Colomban (CU) def. Stephen Taylor (GC) 6-3, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. Hughes N'Goma/Jackson Vaughan (CU) def. Cole Wilson/ Parker Clarke (GC) 6-1
2. German Suarez/Daniel Wessels (CU) def. Zachary White/Matthew Smith (GC) 6-2
3. Dan Slapnik Trost/Adrijan Hrzic (CU) def. Matthew Thomas/Tsugunsuke Hirose (GC) 6-2