Tornado fall to NCAA DI opponent NC A&T

Photo Credit: Jeremiah Manning
Photo Credit: Jeremiah Manning

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's tennis team dropped a tight 4-3 decision to NCAA Division I foe North Carolina A&T on Sunday afternoon.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: North Carolina A&T 4, King 3
LOCATION: King Tennis Courts; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 2-4; North Carolina A&T 1-8

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Lennard Neumann and Alejandro Feliciano earned a 6-2 victory over Nicolas Arduh and Jorge Ivanov at No. 1 doubles.
  • However, North Carolina A&T won the final two doubles matches to take the doubles point.
  • In singles play, Newmann and Feliciano came up with wins at the top two flights.
  • Neumann topped Arduh 6-2, 7-5 at the top flight and Feliciano defeated Hayden Faulkenbury 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 singles.
  • Charles Jabaley took a 6-3, 6-4 win over Jordan Lawrence at No. 5 singles, but it wasn't enough.
  • North Carolina A&T won the other three singles matches to take the dual 4-3.

UP NEXT

  • King travels to Limestone College on March 14. The Conference Carolinas-opener is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m.
  • North Carolina A&T takes on Coastal Carolina University on Sunday.