Men’s Tennis Downed by Coastal Carolina 5-2

Adrien Rossignon
(photo by Bennett Scarborough)
Adrien Rossignon (photo by Bennett Scarborough)

BUIES CREEK – Campbell netted victories in the top to positions, but fell 5-2 to Coastal Carolina Tuesday afternoon. Adrien Rossignon improved to 6-2 this season in singles play for the Camels (3-4, 1-2).

Rossignon won his first career match in the one spot over Danny Heidecker. The Arlon, Belgium native won the first set with ease (6-2), but dropped the second set 2-6. Rossignon fought back, and claimed the third set 6-3 to pick up his sixth victory of the season (6-2, 2-6, 6-3).

Guillen improved to 5-3 in singles play this season after knocking off Leo Christofides in the two spot (6-3, 7-5). The San Louis Potici native hasn't dropped a set in any of his five victories this season.

The Chanticleers took the doubles point, but Ondrej Kralik and August Iwdal picked up a victory in the three spot. Iwdal and Kralik knocked off Sam Barr and Joe Karle (9-8) after rallying from being down 7-4 and facing match point multiple times. The duo is 3-4 this season.

The Camels return to action Saturday, March 3 as they travel to take on former conference rival Jacksonville. Match time is set for 2:00 pm.   


Coastal Carolina vs Campbell

Feb 28, 2012 at Buies Creek, N.C.

Coastal Carolina 5, Campbell 2

Singles competition

1. ROSSIGNON, Adrien (CAMM) def. HEIDECKER, Danny (CCUM) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3

2. GUILLEN, Fernando (CAMM) def. CHRISTOFIDES, Leo (CCUM) 6-3, 7-5

3. KUSADA, Yusuke (CCUM) def. CLAVERA, David (CAMM) 6-0, 6-3

4. YEDIGARIAN, Garik (CCUM) def. BARO, Josep (CAMM) 6-2, 6-4

5. DI PASQUALE, Matias (CCUM) def. BILLINGTON, Steven (CAMM) 7-6, 6-3

6. BARR, Sam (CCUM) def. AUGUST, Iwdal (CAMM) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. KUSADA, Yusuke/DI PASQUALE, Matias (CCUM) def. BARO, Josep/ROSSIGNON, Adrien (CAMM) 9-8

2. HEIDECKER, Danny/YEDIGARIAN, Garik (CCUM) def. CLAVERA, David/GUILLEN, Fernando (CAMM) 8-6

3. KRALIK, Ondrej/AUGUST, Iwdal (CAMM) def. BARR, Sam/KARLE, Joe (CCUM) 9-8 (10-8)

Match Notes:

Coastal Carolina 7-1 (2-0)

Campbell Men 3-5 (1-2)