Missouri Valley Tennis Teams Split at Southwestern College

Posted April 23, 2017

Marshall, Mo. (April 22, 2017)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams traveled to Winfield, KS to play against Southwestern College on Saturday.  The men’s team won 9-0 while the women’s team lost 6-3.

 

Men’s Doubles:

Junior Stefano Benedetti (Toronto, Canada)/Junior Abdul Alhamzawi (Pompano Beach, Fla.) won against Sheldon Hawthorne/ Tomas Yacuzio: 9-8(7-4).

 

Freshman Marc Kerndl (Grafing, Germany)/Freshman Benedikt Voelker (Neubeuem, Germany) won against Franco Pai/Stephan Le 9-7.

 

Junior Greg Teal (Ottawa, Canada)/Freshman Marius Castella (Barcelona, Spain) won against Braden Baker/Juan Ramiez 8-3.

 

Men’s Singles

Abdul Alhamzawi won against Franco Pei,  6-2,6-3

 

Stefano Benedetti won against Tomas Yacuzio: 1-6, 6-2, 10-5

 

Marc Kerndl won against Sheldon Hawthorne: 3-6,6-3,11-9

 

Benedikt Voelker won against Javier Centreras: 6-2,6-0

 

Freshman Joel Noya (Barcelona, Spain) won against Braden Baker: 6-1,6-1

 

Greg Teal won against Juan Ramiez: 6-1,6-0

 

Women’s Doubles

Senior Lilian Blasque (Andradina, Brazil)/Senior Beatriz Sales (Botucatu, Brazil) lost to Syndey Shields/ Olivia Medaris: 8-6



Senior Jelica Stamatovic (Belgrade, Serbia)/Freshman Reevaw Lewis (Miami, Fla.) lost to Morgan Hughes/Anna Mankosi: 8-6

 

Freshman Elizabeth Wahle (Helmstedt, Germany)/Sabrina Traut won against Sadia Pfau/Savannah Caro: 8-3  

 

Women’s Singles

Blasque defeated Morgan Hughes:6-3, 6-2

 

Wahle defeated Syndey Shields: 6-1,6-0

 

Sales fell to Olivia Mezaris: 6-7,(4), 6-1, 12-10

 

Lewis fell to Abbi Groff: 6-4,6-4

 

Stamatovic fell to Anna Mankoski: 7-5,6-3

 

Traut fell to Taylor Crawford: 6-4,6-3

 

 

The Viking men’s team moves to 10-4 on the season, while the women’s team moves to 8-5.

 

The Viking tennis teams will play matches at Bethany (Kan.) College Sunday at 3 p.m..

 



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