March 28, 2012

Men’s Tennis Edged by #35 UNC Wilmington

BUIES CREEK – Campbell picked up singles victories in the top three singles spots, but fell 4-3 to #35 UNC Wilmington Wednesday afternoon. Adrien Rossignon and Fernando Guillen improved to 11-4 in singles play for the Camels (7-8, 2-2).

Rossignon defeated #88 Refael Aita in the one spot (6-1, 6-1). The Arlon, Belgium native is 3-1 against nationally ranked opponents this season.

Guillen knocked off Chris Cooprider in the two spot. He dropped the first set 2-6, but fought back and took the second set 6-2. The reigning Big South Player of the week took the win after taking the third set 7-5 (2-6, 6-2, 7-5).  

Junior David Clavera earned the third point for the Camels by defeating Pedro Mol (2-6, 6-3, 6-3) in the third spot. The Barcelona Spain native is 8-5 in singles play this season.

The Seahawks took the doubles point and the last three singles matches to pick up the win.

Campbell returns to conference play this Saturday as they travel to take on Radford. Match time is set for 11:00 am.  

 

UNC Wilmington vs Campbell Men

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

#35 UNC Wilmington 4, Campbell Men 3

Singles competition

1. ROSSIGNON, Adrien (CAMM) def. #88 Rafael Aita (UNCW) 6-1, 6-1

2. GUILLEN, Fernando (CAMM) def. Chris Cooprider (UNCW) 2-6, 6-2, 7-5

3. CLAVERA, David (CAMM) def. Pedro Mol (UNCW) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4

4. Kosta Blank (UNCW) def. BARO, Josep (CAMM) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3

5. Kaue Pereira (UNCW) def. AUGUST, Iwdal (CAMM) 6-0, 6-0

6. Sam Williams (UNCW) def. KRALIK, Ondrej (CAMM) 7-5, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. Chris Cooprider/Kosta Blank (UNCW) def. ROSSIGNON, Adrien/BARO, Josep (CAMM) 8-2

2. Michael Reilly/Sam Williams (UNCW) def. GUILLEN, Fernando/CLAVERA, David (CAMM) 8-4

3. Rafael Aita/Pedro Mol (UNCW) def. AUGUST, Iwdal/KRALIK, Ondrej (CAMM) 8-5

Match Notes:

UNC Wilmington 12-4 (0-0); National ranking #35

Campbell Men 7-8 (2-2)