March 29, 2011

King Tennis stopped by Railsplitters

BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College was defeated in men's and women's tennis action against Lincoln Memorial (Tenn.) University in home action as the men's score was 6-3 with an 8-1 tally for the women's contest Tuesday.

King's sole win on the women's side came from Virginie Brioschi (Geneva, Switerland) at No. 1 singles' 7-5, 1-6 and 10-2. She won for the fourth straight time on Tuesday.

For the Tornado Pablo Vidal (Madrid, Spain), Oriol Mirallas (Barcelona, Spain) and Seth Hale (Knoxville, Tenn.) were winners at No. 2, No. 4 and No. 6, respectively. Mirallas and Hale went to a tie breaker.

The Tornado went to 9-5 while the Lady Tornado's record stands at 8-8. Lincoln Memorial's women are 9-2 while the men are 7-4 after the match.

King plays again Thursday at UNC Asheville.

Men's Tennis - Lincoln Memorial 6, King 3

Singles

Result

Philipp Hoffmann (LM) def. Jose Avila (K)

7-6 (9-7), 6-3

Pablo Vidal (K) def. Alexey Minevskiy (LM)

6-3, 6-3

Marcelo Alvim (LM) def. Patrick Jones (K)

6-2, 6-3

Oriol Mirallas (K) def. Michael Koenen (LM)

6-2, 4-6, 11-9

Tom Goossens (LM) def. Eiki Magnusson (K)

6-1, 6-4

Seth Hale (K) def. Stefan Hall (LM)

2-6, 6-4, 10-7

Doubles

Result

Hoffmann/Goossens (LM) def. Avila/Jones (K)

8-2

Alvim/Minevskiy (LM) def. Vidal/Mirallas (K)

8-6

Koenen/Hall (LM) def. Hale/ Magnusson (K)

8-4

Women's Tennis - Lincoln Memorial 8, King 1

Singles

Result

Virginie Brioschi (K) def. Leah Donoff (LM)

7-5, 1-6, 10-2

Sofia Lopez Mimendi (LM) def. Karissa King (K)

6-1, 6-2

Alexandra Granger (LM) def. Sarah Anderson (K)

6-3, 6-3

Shena Joseph (LM) def. Nerece Stoltz (K)

6-2, 6-3

Aura Penalosa (LM) def. Crystal Harwell (K)

6-2, 4-6, 10-2

Melanie Smith (LM) def. Brittany Freund (K)

7-5, 4-6, 10-8

Doubles

Result

Mimendi/Penalosa (LM) def. Brioschi/Stoltz (K)

9-8 (7-3)

Donoff/Smith (LM) def. King/Anderson (K)

8-2

Joseph/Granger (LM) def. Freund/Harwell (K)

8-4