King tops Davis & Elkins

King tops Davis & Elkins

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The King University men's tennis team started their spring break with a win, defeating Davis & Elkins College. The Tornado started with a pair of doubles wins before taking four singles matches for the 6-3 victory.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: King 6, Davis & Elkins 3
LOCAITON: Chaplin Park Tennis Center; Hilton Head, S.C.
RECORDS: King 5-5, Davis & Elkins 3-3

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Moritz Poswiat and Luis Delgado got things rolling for King with an 8-1 win over Pierre Baudier and Samuel Vallieres at No. 1 doubles.
  • Kyle Louge and Lenny Keswani followed with an 8-4 win over Jack Clifton and Thomas Judd at the second flight.
  • In singles play, Poswiat toped Vincent Hamon 6-4, 6-4 at the top flight and Delgado defeated Baudier 6-0, 6-0 and No. 2 singles.
  • Philipp Lindauer and Pedro Gomes capped the victory for King with wins at No. 4 and No. 5 singles, respectively.
  • Lindauer came-from-behind to defeat Judd 4-6, 6-3, 10-8 and Gomes bested Vallieres 6-3, 6-0.

UP NEXT

  • The Tornado will face Roosevelt and St. Joseph's on Tuesday in Hilton Head, S.C.
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