(New Orleans, La.) - The men and women’s tennis teams fell to William Carey University in the first half of a doubleheader on friday afternoon in Hattiesburg before defeating Tougaloo College in the nightcap. The men’s team fell to the Crusaders 8-1 and the women fell 9-0. However, both teams rebounded as the men swept the Bulldogs 9-0 and the women scored a 5-0 victory.
On the men’s side Tarun Surat moved to 6-1, 4-0 on the season, by defeating the Crusaders’ Marthinius Visser 4-6, 6-1, (10-6). Surat continues to lead the men’s tennis team as he collected his sixth and seventh wins in the number one singles spot after defeating Tougaloo’s Josh Agee 6-2, 6-1.
The men swept Tougaloo as Jaron Belcher and Eduardo Garcia both posted victories without losing a game. Joshua Laviolette, David Mayhall, and Greg Jones scored the other victories.
The women’s team fell to William Carey despite the efforts of sophomore Meghan De Baroncelli who battled at the number one singles position but fell short of the victory 6-3, 6-4, to the Crusaders’ Carola Orna.
De Baroncelli bounced back by sweeping the Bulldogs’ Symone Booth. Frances Bonnin secured the victory as she won a three set match 6-2,7-6 (8-6) over Marcella Olivera.
The Wolf Pack will return to action on Saturday against Louisiana College. Start time at City Park will be Noon.
Loyola 1 William Carey 8
Visser/Keppeler (WC) def. Surat/Belcher (LU) 8-4
Sanz/Semal (WC) def. Laviolette/Mayhall (LU) 8-1
Spillman/Ruda (WC) def. Jones/Garcia (LU) 8-0
Tarun Surat (LU) def. Marthinius Visser (WC) 4-6, 6-1, (10-6)
Rudy Keppeler (WC) def. Jaron Belcher (LU) 6-1, 6-0
Robin Semal (WC) def. Joshuan Laviolette (LU) 6-2, 6-1
Jose Ruda (WC) def. David Mayhall (LU) 6-0, 6-3
Ed Spillman (WC) def. Greg Jones (LU) 6-1, 6-3
Benjamin Tahir (WC) def. Eduardo Garcia (LU) 6-0, 6-3
Loyola 0 William Carey 9
Vuzem/Orna (WC) def. de Baroncelli/Bonnin (LU) 8-3
Angerman/Spruch (WC) def. Borgognoni/Smith (LU) 8-0
Collin/Zvyangintesva (WC) def. Keene/Dejoie (LU) 8-0
Carola Orna (WC) def. Meghan de Baroncelli (LU) 6-3, 6-4
Sarah-Maria Spruch (WC) def. Kanda Borgognoni (LU) 6-1, 6-2
Maja Vuzem (WC) def. Frances Bonnin (LU) 6-0, 6-0
Julia Angerman (WC) def. Chelsea Keene (LU) 6-0, 6-1
Anastasiya Zvyagintesva (WC) def. Madeline Smith (LU) 6-0, 6-1
Layla Accorsi (WC) def. Wesley Dejoie (LU) 6-0, 6-0
Loyola 9 Tougaloo 0
Tarun Surat/Jaron Belcher vs. Josh Agee/ James Rankins 8-3
Josh LaViolette/ David Mayhall vs. Jamal Perkins/Stonie Lions 8-1
Gregory Jones/ Eduardo Garcia vs. Julius Gladney Jimmy Pomerlee 8-0
Tarun Surat vs. Josh Agee 6-2,6-1
Jaron Belcher vs. James Rankins 6-0, 6-0
Joshua LaViolette vs. Julius Gladney 6-0, 6-2
David Mayhall vs. Stonie Lyons 6-3, 6-0
Gregory Jones vs. Jamal Perkins 6-1, 6-0
Eduardo Garcia vs. Jimmy Pomerlee 6-0, 6-0
Loyola 7 Tougaloo 0
Meghan De Baroncelli/Frances Bonnin vs. Symone Booth/ Taralyn Rowell 8-0
Kanda Borgognoni/Madeline Smith vs. Maya May/Marcella Olivera 8-2
Chelsea Keene/Wesley Dejoie vs. n/a default
Meghan De Baroncelli vs. Symone Booth 6-0,6-0
Kanda Borgognoni vs. Tarolyn Rowell DNP
Francis Bonin vs. Marcella Olivera 6-2,7-6 (8-6)
Madeline Smith vs. Maya May DNF
Wesley Dejoie vs. Meghan Mcewen 6-4,6-3
Chelsea Keene vs. n/a Default