Men's Tennis notches second-straight shutout
The McMurry men's tennis team shut out an opponent for the second-consecutive match, blanking Our Lady of the Lake University, 9-0, in a non-conference match.
McM set the tone right out of the gate, sweeping all three doubles matches. and topped Matt Ellis and Bernardo Pegas of OLLU, 8-6, at No. 1 doubles.
The War Hawks' and (McM) made short work of the Saints' Tanis Martinez and Jacob Galaviz, 8-2, at No. 2. In the No. 3 pairs match, and easily got past Zahry Edmond and Rodney Pineros, 8-4.
McM won five of the six singles matches in straight sets, despite Cruz sitting out singles action with a bad back. Even bumping up the lineup, McM proved dominating.
won over Ellis at No. 1, 6-4, 6-4. Perez did likewise at No. 2, 6-2, 6-3, as did Steblein at No. 3 singles, 7-6, 6-2.
No. 4 singles was the only match to go three sets, as McM's won his first set against Pineros, 7-6 and dropped set two, 7-5. Mendes won the third set tiebreaker, 10-8.
Rico won at No. 5 singles (7-5, 7-5) and took No. 6 (6-2, 6-4)
McMurry 9, Our Lady of the Lake University 0
at San Antonio, Texas
#1 (McM) d. Matt Ellis (OLLU) 6-4, 6-4
#2 (McM) d. Zahry Edmond (OLLU) 6-2, 6-3
#3 (McM) d. Bernardo Pegas (OLLU) 7-6, 6-2
#4 (McM) d. Rodney Pineros (OLLU) 7-6, 5-7, 10-8
#5 (McM) d. Tanis Martinez (OLLU) 7-5, 7-5
#6 (McM) d. Jacob Galaviz (OLLU) 6-2, 6-4
#1 / (McM) 8-6
d. Matt Ellis/Bernardo Pegas (OLLU)
#2 / (McM) 8-2
d. Tanis Martinez/Jacob Galaviz (OLLU)
#3 / (McM) 8-4
d. Zahry Edmond/Rodney Pineros (OLLU)
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