King drops final regular season dual at #13 UNG

Photo: Qyntia Parks-Lewis
Photo: Qyntia Parks-Lewis

DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The King University men's tennis team finished the regular season with a dual at 13th-ranked University of North Georgia. The Tornado fell 8-1 with Moritz Poswiat defeating a ranked opponent in singles play.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: #13 North Georgia 8, King 1
LOCATION: UNG Tennis Complex at Yahoola Creek; Dahlonega, Ga.
RECORDS: King 7-10; North Georgia 17-2

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Nighthawks ranked No. 1 and No. 2 doubles teams won their matches, 8-2 and 8-3, respectively.
  • The Tornado duo of Arturo Alfaro and Lenny Keswani dropped a tight 8-5 decision at the third flight to Jared Bones and Mark Laishley.
  • In singles play, Poswiat came from behind to defeat 31st-ranked Niklas Zielen 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 10-6.
  • Keswani fell to 32nd-ranked Alexander Reinauer 6-1, 6-1 at the second flight as the Nighthawks took the final four singles matches to win the dual 8-1.

UP NEXT

  • King will be in action again on Friday at the Conference Carolinas Tournament in Sumter, S.C. Their opponent is still yet to be determined.
  • North Georgia takes on fourth-ranked Armstrong State University on Saturday.
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