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Down 0-4, SHC rallied to win 5-4 in singles play
Down 0-4, SHC rallied to win 5-4 in singles play
Men's Tennis - Fri, Mar. 16, 2012

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Spring Hill College men's tennis team earned a measure of revenge over Transylvania University by rallying from a 0-4 start to sweep though the Number 2-6 singles matches for an amazing 5-4 win at the Orange Beach Tennis Center on Friday afternoon.

On Wednesday, Transylvania defeated the Badgers 6-3 at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center.

The Pioneers (1-2) led 3-0 after sweeping victories on all three doubles courts and took the No. 1 singles court 6-1; 6-1, but the Badgers took the next five singles matches highlighted by a 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 win by freshman Hayden Cotton on No. 4 and a 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 win by junior Jake Lyons on No. 5.

Doubles
1.    Palmer/Dewitt (TU) def. DeFraites/Neu (SHC); 8-4
2.    Richardson/Glass (TU) def. Schwartzberg/Cotton (SHC); 8-6
3.    Percher/Evans (TU) def. Lyons/Schultz (SHC); 9-8

Singles
1.    Will Palmer (TU) def. Burke DeFraites (SHC); 6-1; 6-1
2.    Jacob Neu (SHC) def. Patrick Richardson (TU); 6-4, 6-1
3.    Joshua Schultz (SHC) def. Tyler Dewitt (TU); 6-0, 6-0
4.    Haden Cotton (SHC) def. Jett Glass (TU); 3-6; 6-4, 7-6
5.    Jake Lyons (SHC) def. Kim Percher (TU); 4-6, 6-2, 7-6
6.    Meyer Schwartzberg (SHC) def. Jordan Evans (TU); 6-3, 6-1


Spring Hill (1-2, 0-0 SSAC) will open its 2012 conference schedule on Saturday versus Belhaven University (6-2, 0-1 SSAC) at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center beginning at 2 p.m.