Abilene Christian Will Face Host Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in Title Match

first_imgNo. 1 Abilene Christian 4, No. 4 Nicholls 0 (Box Score)ACU cruised to the doubles point as the duos of Jackson Fine and Cole Lawson at No. 2 and Niko Moceanu and Riley Tran at No. 3 came out on top for the Wildcats. Fine and Lawson jumped out to a 5-0 advantage and, after dropping game six, put Moceanu and Tran in position to secure the doubles point with a 6-3 win. The brothers Sheehy, Josh and Jon, swept their Colonel counterparts in straight sets, and Freshman of the Year Dimitris Azoides secured the win while only surrendering two games in a 6-0, 6-2 victory. No. 2 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 4, No. 3 Incarnate Word 2 (Box Score)UIW got off on the right foot in doubles with Paco Bendana and Caleb Dyer bouncing back from down 4-3 on No. 2 doubles and winning three-straight games to top William Mottet and Thomas Rodrigues Lopes 6-4. With the first and third-line doubles knotted up at 5-5, the Islanders would edge the top-flight match 7-5 and rode an electric atmosphere to a 7-5 tiebreak victory to win 7-6 at No. 3 doubles. A&M-Corpus Christi and UIW traded a pair of singles wins to make it 3-2, and Kyohei Yamanaka earned the match-winning point, topping Dyer 7-5 and 6-4. In the regular season, Abilene Christian edged the Islanders 5-2 in Abilene. The Southland Conference Men’s Tennis Championship is slated for 10 a.m. Saturday morning at the Thomas J. Henry Tennis Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.center_img CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – Saturday’s Southland Conference Men’s Tennis Tournament championship match will pit a perennial title match participant against a rookie as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi makes its seventh-straight championship match appearance, against Abilene Christian. The Wildcats secured a spot in their first-ever title match on Friday.last_img

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