April 8, 2013

Men's Tennis Notches 4-2 Win vs. S.C. State

BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Campbell posted singles win by seniors Josep Baro (Barcelona, Spain) and David Clavera (Barcelona, Spain) and junior Fernando Guillen (San Louis Potosi, Mexico) to claim a 4-2 victory against South Carolina State on Monday afternoon at the Nisbet Tennis Center.

Doubles play started the day with Campbell (12-6) grabbing the early momentum as Clavera and Baro notched an 8-2 win at No. 2. Sophomore Steven Billington (Conway, Wales, U.K.) and freshman Rik Van Gerwen (Valkenswaard, Netherlands) combined to register an 8-6 win at No. 3 to earn the first point.

After S.C. State (10-4) knotted the match at one-all with an Anton Protsenko straight-set win at No. 2, Guillen put the Camels back on top with a 6-4, 6-1 victory at No. 1. The Bulldogs knotted the contest at two when Artemiy Nikitin took a 6-4, 6-4 win in the third slot.

The senior duo of Clavera and Baro, each from Barcelona, Spain, recorded straight-set victories to secure the victory for Campbell.

The Camels close out the regular season at home on Wednesday against East Carolina. The contest is set to begin at 2:30 p.m.

Campbell 4, SC State University 2
Apr 08, 2013 at Buies Creek, N.C.
(Nisbet Tennis Center)

 Singles competition
1. Fernando Guillen (CAM) def. BIZON,Tomas (SCSUM) 6-4, 6-1
2. PROTSENKO,Anton (SCSUM) def. Adrien Rossingnon (CAM) 6-2, 6-1
3. NIKITIN,Artemiy (SCSUM) def. Steven Billington (CAM) 6-4, 6-4
4. David Clavera (CAM) def. YULDASHEV,Aziz (SCSUM) 6-1, 6-1
5. Josep Baro (CAM) def. STIBUREK,Jiri (SCSUM) 6-2, 6-4
6. DRAGOI,Marius (SCSUM) vs. Rik Van Gerwen (CAM) no result

 Doubles competition
1. NIKITIN,Artemiy/PROTSENKO,Anton (SCSUM) vs. Fernando Guillen/Adrien Rossingnon (CAM) no result
2. David Clavera/Josep Baro (CAM) def. YULDASHEV,Aziz/DRAGOI,Marius (SCSUM) 8-2
3. Steven Billington/Rik Van Gerwen (CAM) def. BIZON,Tomas/STIBUREK,Jiri (SCSUM) 8-6

Match Notes:
SC State University 10-4
Campbell 12-6
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (2,1,3,4,5)