Athletic News

March 06, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Hawks Drop a Pair of Matches in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Huntingdon men’s tennis team dropped a pair of matches on Saturday, falling to Covenant, 9-0, in the first match of the day, and 9-0 to Birmingham-Southern in its final match of the afternoon.

The Hawks fell to 2-5 on the season, while the Scots improved to 4-2. The Panthers picked up their fifth victory of the year, compared to four losses.

In the contest against Covenant, freshman Zane Smith gave the Hawks a strong effort before falling at the No. 3 singles position to Stephen Woody, 6-4, 6-3. Junior B.J. Foroughian also played a competitive match at the top singles spot, falling 6-2, 6-2, to Joshua Jeremiah.

Against the Panthers, Foroughian and Butts put forth a good showing at the top doubles spot, falling to Reed Pilling and Sawyer Voges, 8-4. Foroughian also played well in the singles portion of the match, falling to Hanlon Walsh, 6-4, 6-2.

The Hawks will return to action on Saturday, March 13, when they host Millsaps at 9 a.m. Huntingdon will also take on Piedmont at 4 p.m.

COMPLETE RESULTS

Covenant 9, Huntingdon 0
Doubles

  1. John Hirte/Stephen Woody (CC) def. B.J. Foroughian/Zane Smith (HC) 8-2
  2. Joshua Jeremiah/Jonathan Herberich (CC) def. Stephen Butts/Stacy Terry (HC) 8-0
  3. Brandon Snipes/Tom Yates (CC) def. Larry Pritchett/Ben Nobrega (HC) 8-0

Singles

  1. Joshua Jeremiah (CC) def. B.J. Foroughian (HC) 6-2, 6-2
  2. John Hirte (CC) def. Stephen Butts (HC) 6-0, 6-0
  3. Stephen Woody (CC) def. Zane Smith (HC) 6-4, 6-3
  4. Jonathan Herberich (CC) def. Ben Nobrega (HC) 6-1, 6-2
  5. Brandon Snipes (CC) def. Larry Pritchett (HC) 6-1, 6-1
  6. Tom Yates (CC) def. Stacy Terry (HC) 6-0, 6-0

Birmingham-Southern 9, Huntingdon 0
Doubles

  1. Reed Pilling/Sawyer Voges (BSC) def. B.J. Foroughian/Stephen Butts (HC) 8-4
  2. John Zukley/Will Freeman (BSC) def. Zane Smith/Stacy Terry (HC) 8-0
  3. Will Boucek/Richard Pearlman (BSC) def. Caleb Josephs/Larry Pritchett (HC) 8-1

Singles

  1. Hanlon Walsh (BSC) def. B.J. Foroughian (HC) 6-4, 6-2
  2. JC Freeman (BSC) def. Stephen Butts (HC) 6-1, 6-0
  3. Sawyer Voges (BSC) def. Zane Smith (HC) 6-0, 6-0
  4. Will Boucek (BSC) def. Ben Nobrega (HC) 6-0, 6-1
  5. Cory McGee (BSC) def. Stacy Terry (HC) 6-4, 6-1
  6. Will Freeman (BSC) def. Caleb Josephs (HC) 6-0, 6-1

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Tim Lutz
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
tlutz@huntingdon.edu

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Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
hpatterson@huntingdon.edu


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