No. 16 Cumberland MTENN falls to No. 9 Lindsey Wilson 7-0
Thursday, March 24, 2022
No. 16 Cumberland MTENN falls to No. 9 Lindsey Wilson 7-0
Daniel Wessels played a close match at No. 1 Singles (Credit: Bob Tamboli).

COLUMBIA, Ky.-- The 16th ranked Cumberland men's tennis team fell 7-0 on the road to No. 9 Lindsey Wilson in Mid-South Conference play on Thursday evening.

The Blue Raiders swept the doubles matches to win the point. Nicolas Torrealba Garcia and Steven Espinoza defeated German Suarez and Daniel Wessels at No. 1, 6-2. Aleksa Ciric and Jan Silhavy bestes Hughes N'Goma and Sacha Colomban 6-1 at No. 2 and Joppe Van Malderen and Tiago Almedia took down Adrijan Hrzic and Dan Slapnik Trost at No. 3, 6-1.

Cumberland had a tough match in terms of singles play as the Blue Raiders took all of the singles points. Daniel Wessels dropped his No. 1 singles match 7-5, 6-4, while Adrijan Hrzic lost his singles match by a score of 6-3, 7-6 in the No. 2 spot.

Dan Slapnik Trost fell 6-3, 6-3 in the No. 3, and Hugues N'Goma put up a strong fight at No. 4 but ultimately lost 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. In the No. 5, Sacha Colomban fell 7-6, 6-3 and the No. 6 Fernando Flores lost 6-4, 6-4. 

The Phoenix look to bounce back with a home match against Missouri Baptist tomorrow at 9 a.m.

Singles competition
1. Aleska Ciric (LWC) def. Daniel Wessels (CU) 7-5, 6-4
2. Joppe Van Malderen (LWC) def. Adrijan Hrzic (CU) 6-3, 7-6
3. Jan Silhavy (LWC) def. Dan Slapnik Trost (CU) 6-3, 6-3
4. Nicolas Torrealba Garcia (LWC) def. Hugues N'Goma (CU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
5. Tiago Almedia (LWC) def. Sacha Colomban (CU)7-6, 6-3
6. Anatoliy Voloshyn LWC def. Fernando Flores (CU) 6-4,6-4
 
Doubles competition
1. Nicolas Torrealba Garcia/Steven Espinoza (LWC) def. German Suarez/Daniel Wessels (CU) 6-2
2. Aleksa Ciric/Jan Silhavy (LWC) def. Hughes N'Goma/Sacha Colomban (CU) 6-1
3. Joppe Van Malderen/Tiago Almedia (LWC) def. Dan Slapnik Trost/Adrijan Hrzic (CU) 6-1