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Sophomore Lee Leavitt won all four of his matches on Saturday
Sophomore Lee Leavitt won all four of his matches on Saturday
Men's Tennis - Sat, Feb. 22, 2014

The Spring Hill College men's tennis team split results at the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) Divisional Crossover Round-Up on Saturday at the Copeland-Cox (Mobile) Tennis Center with an 8-1 victory over Emmanuel College and a 5-4 loss to Southern Wesleyan University.

In the first match versus Emmanuel, the Badgers swept the Lions (1-4, 1-2 SSAC East) in doubles play and then won five of the six singles courts.

Singles:
1. Alejandro Hastings (SHC) def. Pasha Zinchenko (EC); 7-5, 6-2
2. Sebastian Arias (SHC) def. Joaquin Marshall (EC); 6-2, 6-2
3. Daniel Piper (SHC) def. Austin Spivey (EC); 6-4, 6-3
4. John Asmar (SHC) def. Cody Norris (EC); 6-3, 6-3
5. David Forehand (EC) def. Sanders Edmonson (SHC); 6-2, 6-3
6. Lee Leavitt (SHC) def. Hayden Black (EC); 6-1, 6-0
 
Doubles:
1. Hastings/Arias (SHC) def. Zinchenko/Marshall; 8-5
2. Piper/Asmar (SHC) def. Spivey/Norris; 8-4
3. Leavitt/Edmonson (SHC) def. Forehand/Black; 8-1

In the nightcap, the Badgers resumed play in a match delayed on Thursday due to rain. The Warriors (2-2, 2-2 SSAC East) and Spring Hill were tied at 3-3 after singles play and remained tied at 4-4 after splitting decisions on doubles courts 1 and 3. SWU pulled out the match with an 8-4 victory at the No. 2 doubles court.

Singles:
1. Camilo Sandoval (SWU) def. Alejandro Hastings (SHC); 5-7, 7-5, 6-2
2. Sebastian Arias (SHC) def. Jacob Chesney (SWU); 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
3. Loic Delaby (SWU) def. Daniel Piper (SHC); 6-4, 7-6
4. John Asmar (SHC) def. Matthew Plummer (SWU); 1-6, 6-1, 7-5
5. Alex Ballenger (SWU) def. Sanders Edmonson (SHC); 6-3, 6-3
6. Lee Leavitt (SHC) def. Ethan Helman (SWU); 6-2, 6-1
 
Doubles:
1. Sandoval/Plummer (SWU) def. Hastings/Arias (SHC); 8-6
2. Chesney/Delaby (SWU) def. Piper/Asmar (SHC); 8-4
3. Leavitt/Edmonson (SHC) def. Ballenger/Helman (SWU); 8-1

The Badgers (2-2, 2-2 SSAC West) will next face the University of Mobile (2-1, 2-1 SSAC West) in an SSAC match at the UMobile Tennis Courts on Tuesday at 3 p.m.