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Pirates sweep Howard Payne on Friday night

Pirates sweep Howard Payne on Friday night

GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern won its third consecutive match, as the Pirates posted a 9-0 victory over Howard Payne Friday night at the Marvin D. Henderson Sr. Tennis Courts.

Southwestern (3-1) was led by David Strong, who picked up two wins in the contest. Strong teamed up with Dean Dulthommon for an 8-1 triumph at No. 3 doubles. He then earned a 6-0, 6-0 win over Noah Marlin at the fifth singles spot.

The Pirates dropped only five games in singles competition.

Alonso Fernandez and Jeremy Wilson also won without giving up a game, as both posted 6-0, 6-0 victories at Nos. 3 and 6 singles, respectively.

Southwestern will return to action on Wednesday, March 8, against Concordia Texas. First serve is scheduled for 5 p.m.


Tennis Match Results
Howard Payne vs Southwestern
Mar 3, 2017 at Georgetown, Texas

Southwestern 9, Howard Payne 0

 Singles competition
1. Haluki Nakayama (SU) def. Edgar Torres (HPU) 6-3, 6-2
2. Neik Khansari (SU) def. Gabe Benitez (HPU) 6-0, 6-1
3. Alonso Fernandez (SU) def. Drew Lambert (HPU) 6-0, 6-0
4. Tyler Norman (SU) def. Ryan Barrett (HPU) 6-0, 6-2
5. David Strong (SU) def. Noah Marlin (HPU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Jeremy Wilson (SU) def. Andrew Stevenson (HPU) 6-0, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Nickoloz Snovely/Grant Gideon (SU) def. Edgar Torres/Gabe Benitez (HPU) 8-3
2. Alexis Dimanche/Austin Moninger (SU) def. Drew Lambert/Ryan Barrett (HPU) 8-1
3. Dean Dulthummon/David Strong (SU) def. Noah Marlin/Brandon McGibeny (HPU) 8-1

Match Notes:
Howard Payne 0-5
Southwestern 3-1
T-3:45  A-50