Athletic News

March 13, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Hawks Pick Up Second-Straight GSAC Match, 6-3, Against Piedmont

DEMOREST, Ga. --- After beating defending Great South Athletic Conference champion Maryville College on Saturday, Huntingdon College's men's tennis team won its second conference match of the season, 6-3, against Piedmont College on Sunday.


The Hawks (4-3, 2-0 GSAC) highlight in their fourth win of the season came when Zach Molin defeated Moses Das, the 2010 GSAC Player of the Year, in three sets at the No. 1 singles spot sealing the second conference victory. With the win, Huntingdon moves to the top of the GSAC standings with a perfect 2-0 conference record.


Huntingdon picked up two points in the doubles matches followed by a loss at the No. 1 doubles position. The Hawks took four of the six singles matches wrapping up the, 6-3, win over the Lions (1-3, 0-1 GSAC) on Sunday.


Match Results: Huntingdon def. Piedmont, 6-3

Doubles

  1. Moses Das and Patrick Steck (PC) def. Zach Molin and Sean Jackson (HC), 8-5

  2. Tyler Creamer and Larry Pritchett (HC) def. Joel Silverberg and Andrew Babb (PC), 8-5

  3. B.J. Foroughian and Dylan Carr (HC) def. Chris Davidson and Jay Gilleland (PC), 8-4


Singles

  1. Zach Molin (HC) def. Moses Das (PC), 6-4, 1-6, 6-1

  2. Tyler Creamer (HC) def. Joel Silverberg (PC), 2-6, 6-3, 6-1

  3. Patrick Steck (PC) def. Sean Jackson (HC), 7-5, 6-4

  4. Larry Pritchett (HC) def. Andrew Babb (PC), 4-6, 7-5, 6-2

  5. B.J. Foroughian (HC) def. Chris Davidson (PC), 7-6, 6-4

  6. Jay Evans (PC) def. Dylan Carr (HC), 7-6, 6-2


Exhibition – Rickey Reed (HC) def. Greg Puckett (PC), 8-5


Huntingdon travels to Jackson, Miss. on Thursday, Mar. 24, taking on Louisiana College at 11 a.m. followed by Tougaloo College at 4 p.m. on Millsaps College's campus.


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


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