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Written by Ryan Bower   
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 08:53

The Appalachian State University men’s tennis won its Senior Day contest against Southern Conference foe Wofford by a score of 6-1 on Tuesday at the Appalachian Tennis Courts.

 

The Mountaineers (9-11, 6-2 SoCon) won their second straight match while the Terriers (6-12, 1-7) fell for the third-straight time in league play.

 

Appalachian took the doubles point winning all but one match. Sebastien King/Zach Bost found the easy 8-5 win at No. 1 but the Terriers defeated Oliver Casey/Daniel Hoang at No. 2, forcing a decisive contest at No. 3, where the Mountaineer duo of Steve Lake/Jack Maddocks came through with a clutch 8-4 win.

 

The Mountaineers found themselves down early in singles play, but forced tiebreakers to regain the advantage. Jan-Willem Kleynhans won their first singles point with a 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) win at No. 6 before King took his No. 1 match with the tiebreaker 6-2, 7-6 (8-2). At the No. 2 spot, Casey came away with the easy win 6-4, 7-5.

 

Hoang fought back from losing the first set 5-7, but went on to win 7-6 (7-4), 10-7 in the tiebreaker at No. 4. Maddocks continued his impressive freshman year at the No. 5 position, coming back as well from a 5-7 set loss to win 7-6 (7-4), 10-7. Wofford managed to win the final singles point at No. 3, with Walker Heffron downing Bost 6-1, 6-7 (6-8), 7-6 (7-3).

 

The Mountaineers return to play at Elon on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m as the Phoenix enter the contest ranked No. 44 in the latest ITA rankings and are led by No. 35 Cameron Silverman in singles play.

 

Appalachian State 6, Wofford College 1

Apr 08, 2014 at Boone, N.C. (Appalachian Tennis Courts)

Singles competition

1. Sebastien King (APP) def. Rob Galloway (WOF) 6-2, 7-6 (8-6)

2. Oliver Casey (APP) def. Haris Poric (WOF) 6-4, 7-5

3. Walker Heffron (WOF) def. Zach Bost (APP) 6-1, 6-7 (6-8), 7-6 (7-3)

4. Daniel Hoang (APP) def. Jackson Keith (WOF) 5-7, 6-2, 6-0

5. Jack Maddocks (APP) def. Parks Thompson (WOF) 5-7, 7-6 (7-4), 10-7

6. Jan-Willem Kleynhans (APP) def. Graham Duncan (WOF) 6-2, 7-6 (7-4)

 

Doubles competition

1. Sebastien King/Zach Bost (APP) def. Rob Galloway/Haris Poric (WOF) 8-5

2. Walker Heffron/Parks Thompson (WOF) def. Oliver Casey/Daniel Hoang (APP) 8-7 (7-4)

3. Steve Lake/Jack Maddocks (APP) def. David Sklar/Jackson Keith (WOF) 8-4

 

Match Notes

Wofford College 8-11, 3-5 SoCon

Appalachian State 9-11, 6-2 SoCon

Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (6,1,2,4,5,3)

 

 

  
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