The Spring Hill College men's tennis team (1-9, 1-4 GCAC) lost a conference match to No. 24 Xavier University-New Orleans (9-8, 7-0 GCAC) by a score of 7-0 on Thursday afternoon at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center.
Spring Hill's doubles team of Evan Davis and Brendan Gallagher fell on the No. 1 court 8-6 to Xavier's Mario Myles and Miroslav Vukicevic. XU's Vusumzi Kempele and Terry Richardson downed Chris Link and Jimmy Chassaing 8-1 at No. 2 while the Badgers' Nick Rayburn and Johnny Ngamvilay fell to Mikhail Vaval-Desse and Matthew Walker 8-1 in the No. 3 pairing.
Xavier also won four of the singles matches with the Nos. 1 and 2 courts not finishing.
1. Miroslav Vukicevic (XU) vs. Brendan Gallagher (SHC); 6-0, 2-0 DNF.
2. Terry Richardson (XU) vs. Evan Davis (SHC); 5-3 DNF
3. Mikhail Vaval-Desse (XU) def. Chris Link (SHC); 6-1, 6-1.
4. Mario Myles (XU) def. Jimmy Chassaing (SHC); 6-0, 6-1.
5. Vusumzi Kempele (XU) def. Nick Rayburn (SHC); 6-1, 6-0.
6. Cameron Knowles (XU) def. Johnny Ngamvilay (SHC); 6-0, 6-0.
1. Myles and Vukicevic (XU) def. Davis and Gallagher (SHC); 8-6
3. Kempele and Richardson (XU) def. Chassaing and Link (SHC); 8-1
2. Vaval-Desse and Matthew Walker (XU) def. Rayburn and Ngamvilay (SHC); 8-1