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Lee Leavitt
Lee Leavitt
Men's Tennis - Fri, Mar. 14, 2014

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Spring Hill College men's tennis team lost two conference matches on Friday at the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC)  Crossover Round-Up with downturns to the Martin Methodist College RedHawks by an 8-1 score and the College of Coastal Georgia Mariners 9-0.

The RedHawks (1-8, 1-5 SSAC East) swept doubles play and then swept the No. 1-5 singles courts before the Badgers earned a forfeit win at No. 6.

Singles:
1.  Cristian Arias (MMC) def. Alejandro Hastings (SHC); 7-5, 6-3
2.  Farith Lozano (MMC) def. Sebastian Arias (SHC); 0-6, 7-6, 6-1
3.  Salomon Persson (MMC) def. Daniel Piper (SHC); 6-1, 6-1
4.  Daniel Emirzian (MMC) def. John Asmar (SHC); 6-4, 6-3
5.  Gabriel Ajala (MMC) def. Sanders Edmonson (SHC); 6-0, 6-0
6.  Lee Leavitt (SHC) def. n/a (MMC); default

Doubles:
1.  Ramiro Vargas/C. Arias (MMC) def. Espinosa/S. Arias (SHC); 8-2
2.  Perrson/Emirzian (MMC) def. Asmar/Piper (SHC); 8-4
3.  Lozano/Ajala (MMC) def. Edmonson/Leavitt (SHC); 8-2


The 25th-ranked Mariners (5-6, 1-3 SSAC East) swept doubles play and also won on all six singles courts.

Singles:
1.   Jose Zaatini (CCG) def. Alejandro Hastings (SHC); 7-6, 6-0
2.   Erick Bermudez (CCG) def. Sebastian Arias (SHC); 6-1, 6-1
3.   Malhar Mali (CCG) def. John Asmar (SHC); 6-0, 6-0
4.   Rhan Burton (CCG) def. Daniel Piper (SHC); 7-5, 6-3
5.   Leif Shuman (CCG) def. John Paul Espinosa (SHC); 6-0, 6-2
6.   Alejandro Aquilino (CCG) def. Lee Leavitt (SHC); 6-0, 6-0

Doubles:
1.   Zaatini/Aquilino (CCG) def. Arias/Asmar (SHC); 8-1
2.   Mali/Burton (CCG) def. Hastings/Piper (SHC); 8-2
3.   Bermudez/Robin Lucas (CCG) def. Sanders Edmonson/Leavitt (SHC); 8-1


The Badgers (2-7, 2-5 SSAC West) will remain in Montgomery on Saturday to face the No. 2 ranked Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) Warhawks (12-3, 4-0 SSAC East) at  9 a.m.