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R-MC Men's Tennis Falls to #41 N.C. Wesleyan

Shane Berry hit
Shane Berry hit

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – The Randolph-Macon men's tennis team were defeated by #41 N.C. Wesleyan 9-0 on Sunday afternoon at the Slick Family Foundation Tennis Center.

R-MC goes to 2-1 for the season while N.C. Wesleyan improves to 4-3.
The Battling Bishops took all three doubles matches over the Yellow Jackets.

At the number three singles spot, freshman Grant Sarver (Richmond, Va./ Mills Godwin) played a tight match against Jaime Ortega. Sarver lost the first set 7-6, losing 7-5 in the tie breaker. He would lose the second set 6-4.

Sophomore Shane Berry (Midlothian, Va./ James River) had the closest match of the day at number six singles. He won the first set over Salvador Estrada 7-5. Berry would fall 6-3 in the third and lose 10-4 in the third set tie breaker.

R-MC will be back in action Saturday, March 11 with an ODAC match against Guilford.


N.C. Wesleyan 9, Randolph-Macon 0

Singles competition

1. Mark Sokolov (NCWM) def. Jacob Haines (RMCM) 6-2, 6-1

2. Henry Lam (NCWM) def. Baxter Carter (RMCM) 6-0, 6-0

3. Jaime Ortega (NCWM) def. Grant Sarver (RMCM) 7-6, 6-4

4. Augustin Gonzalez (NCWM) def. Alex Curnow (RMCM) 6-2, 6-1

5. Richard Gende (NCWM) def. Stuart McCroskey (RMCM) 6-0, 6-1

6. Salvador Estrada (NCWM) def. Shane Berry (RMCM) 5-7, 6-3, 10-4


Doubles competition

1. J.D. Telles/David Appelquist (NCWM) def. Grant Sarver/Baxter Carter (RMCM) 8-1

2. Ben Tolhurst/Augustin Gonzalez (NCWM) def. Stuart McCroskey/Alex Curnow (RMCM) 8-2

3. Jaime Ortega/Henry Lam (NCWM) def. Jacob Haines/Pablo Bordas (RMCM) 8-1