Men's Tennis Loses at GWU
BOILING SPRINGS (March 16, 2017) – The North Carolina A&T men’s tennis team dropped to 0-8 on the season with a 7-0 loss on Thursday against the Runnin’ Bulldogs of Gardner-Webb University.
Nicolas Arduh occupied the No. 1 spot for N.C. A&T losing to Gardner-Webb’s Maximilian Scholl 6-4, 6-0. Jorge Bartra took his match to three sets in the No. 2 position against Paul Hogan but came up short 6-3, 6-4 (7-10). At No. 3, freshman Niko Barr lost to Adam Schmidt 6-0, 6-2. At No. 4, John Wilson IV lost to Ross Gilbert, 6-1, 6-0. Junior Brett Caban lost 6-3, 6-2 at the No. 5 singles spot to Anthony Brennan. Rounding out singles play for the Aggies at No. 6, Jordan Lawrence lost to Johan Fors 6-0, 6-0 and Keiston France lost at No. 7 against Stefano Puga with a final score of 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles play went similarly for the Aggies as Arduh and Nikko Barr lost to Hogan and Fors at the No. 1 spot 6-3. Bartra and Wilson lost to Scholl and Gilbert at the No. 2 spot 6-1. Caban and Lawrence came together at No. 3 before ultimately losing 6-4 against the Runnin’ Bulldogs duo or Puga and Plentz.
N.C. A&T returns to action 1 p.m., Saturday when they travel to Radford, Va., to take on Radford University.
Gardner-Webb 7, North Carolina A&T 0
1. Maximilian Scholl (GWU) def. ARDUH,Nicolas (NCATM) 6-4, 6-0
2. Paul Hogan (GWU) def. BARTRA,Adair (NCATM) 6-3, 4-6, 10-7
3. Adam Schmidt (GWU) def. BARR,Niko (NCATM) 6-0, 6-2
4. Ross Gilbert (GWU) def. WILSON,John IV (NCATM) 6-1, 6-0
5. Anthony Brennan (GWU) def. CABAN,Brett (NCATM) 6-3, 6-2
6. Johan Fors (GWU) def. LAWRENCE,Jordan (NCATM) 6-0, 6-0
1. Paul Hogan/Johan Fors (GWU) def. ARDUH,Nicolas/BARR,Niko (NCATM) 6-3
2. Maximilian Scholl/Ross Gilbert (GWU) def. BARTRA,Adair/WILSON,John IV (NCATM) 6-1
3. Stefano Puga/Breno Pientz (GWU) def. CABAN,Brett/LAWRENCE,Jordan (NCATM) 6-4