BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's tennis team took their second Conference Carolinas win in come-from-behind fashion against North Greenville University. King took all three doubles matches, but need a 15-13 second set tiebreak victory from Lenny Keswani to take the 5-4 victory.
FINAL SCORE: King 5, North Greenville 4
LOCATION: King Tennis Courts; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 4-6, 2-3 Conference Carolinas; North Greenville 4-11, 2-5 Conference Carolinas
HOW IT HAPPENED
- The No. 1 doubles duo of Moritz Poswiat and Lennard Neumann gave King the early lead with an 8-4 win over Alejandro de la Torre and Dion Nijbor.
- The other two doubles matches went to tiebreakers, with the Tornado taking both.
- The tandem of Alejandro Feliciano and Kyle Logue defeated Josh Gomez and William Greaves 8-7 (7-5) at No. 2 doubles.
- At the third flight, the duo of Charles Jabaley and Arturo Alfaro defeated Sjors van Eck and Edmundo Torres 8-7 (7-4).
- In singles play, Neumann put King on the brink of the victory with a 6-4, 7-5 triumph over Gomez at the third flight.
- At No. 2 singles. Keswani took the first set from de la Torre 6-4 and the second set went into a tiebreaker. Keswani outlasted de la Torre for the 15-13 victory, giving King the 5-4 win.
- King hosts Southern Wesleyan University at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday.
- The Crusaders travel to Lees-McRae College on Saturday.