Score: #10 Evangel 4, #7 John Brown 2
Records: EU (7-4), JBU (11-7)
Location: Springfield, Mo.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel men's tennis team kicked off the Men's Tennis Conference Championships, facing off against the number seven seeded Eagles of John Brown. Looking to avenge their previous season loss to JBU, the Valor came to play on Thursday evening, claiming the victory and advancing to the quarterfinals.
The Valor claimed four points in singles play, guiding the team to the overall victory and upsetting the lower seeded Eagles of John Brown, 4-2.
Sidney Dollar (EU) def. Hudson Dick (JBU), 6-1, 6-2
Jacob Grosz (EU) def. Logan Wheeler (JBU), 6-0, 6-1
Daryl Wong (EU) def. Woody Woodring (JBU), 6-4, 6-2
James McIlwraith (EU) def. Carson Thoma (JBU), 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
Andres Robles (EU) vs Isaac Jordan (JBU), 6-4, 3-6, 2-2 (DNF)
Jarrett Teel (EU) def. Blake Cunningham (JBU), 6-4, 0-6, 7-5
Evangel's men's tennis team will compete in the conference quarterfinals tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. against the number two seeded Owls of William Woods at the Cooper Tennis Complex courts 7-10.
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