King Tennis overtaken at NCAA DI Wofford

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - King College opened the spring portion of the tennis schedule Wednesday with 7-0 setbacks on the men's and women's side at NCAA Division I Wofford (S.C.) College.

On the men's side Oriol Mirallas and Pablo Vidal was defeated by Wofford's Stuart Robertson and Tinus Van Wyk 8-4 at No. 1 doubles.

Jose Avila then battled Van Wyk at No. 1 singles, but ended up on the short side of a 6-4 and 6-4 decision.

At No. 1 doubles on the women's side, King's team of Sarah Anderson and Virginie Brioschi suffered an 8-2 loss against Haley Baird and Guinn Garcia.

Brioschi played Garcia at No. 1 singles, but Garcia got the upper hand in the 6-1 and 6-2 match. Brittany Freund had the same 6-1 and 6-2 fate in her No. 5 singles' contest against Lucy Schermerhorn.

The Tornado went to 5-1 on the season after the match while the Lady Tornado's record stands at 4-2. Wofford's men improved to 1-3 while the women's team has a 2-1 record.

King will play North Greenville (S.C.) University on Feb. 17 as the matches have a 1:30 p.m. scheduled start time.

Men's Tennis - Wofford 7, King 0

Singles competition

1. Tinus Van Wyk (WOF) def. Jose Avila (KING) 6-4, 6-4; 2. Michael Schecter (WOF) def. Oriol Mirallas (KING) 6-1, 6-0; 3. Stuart Robertson (WOF) def. Pablo Vidal (KING) 6-3, 6-1; 4. Alan Donald (WOF) def. Patrick Jones (KING) 6-0, 6-1; 5. Drew Superstein (WOF) def. Seth Hale (KING) 6-0, 6-0; 6. Tom Wood (WOF) def. Eirikur Magnusson (KING) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. Stuart Robertson/Tinus Van Wyk (WOF) def. Oriol Mirallas/Pablo Vidal (KING) 8-4; 2. Alan Donald/Michael Schecter (WOF) def. Jose Avila/Patrick Jones (KING) 8-1; 3. Jack Seiffert/Drew Superstein (WOF) def. Seth Hale/Eirikur Magnusson (KING) 8-1

Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (5,2,4,3,1,6)

Women's Tennis - Wofford 7, King 0

Singles competition

1. Guinn Garcia (WOF) def. Virginie Brioschi (KING) 6-1, 6-2; 2. Emilia Milovanovic (WOF) def. Sarah Anderson (KING) 6-1, 6-0; 3. Haley Baird (WOF) def. Nerece Stoltz (KING) 6-1, 6-0; 4. Stephanie Cox (WOF) def. Karissa King (KING) 6-0, 6-0; 5. Lucy Schermerhorn (WOF) def. Brittany Freund (KING) 6-1, 6-2; 6. Samanta Sullivan (WOF) def. Eden Sherrod (KING) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. Haley Baird/Guinn Garcia (WOF) def. Sarah Anderson/Virginie Brioschi (KING) 8-2; 2. Sarah Evans/Julia Paulson (WOF) def. Brittany Freund/Nerece Stoltz (KING) 8-0; 3. Meagan Laframboise/Lucy Schermerhorn (WOF) def. Karissa King/Eden Sherrod (KING) 8-0

Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (2,4,3,1,5,6)