Dalton State Roadrunners Dominate Another NCAA D-II Foe, 8-1

Monday, March 03, 2014 - by Bob Beavers

Hilton Head, SC – On a day that was originally set aside for exhibition doubles matches, the Dalton State men’s tennis team was able to add a last minute contest with Malone University from Canton, Oh.

The Roadrunners (7-2) defeated the NCAA Division II Pioneers (1-7) Monday afternoon, 8-1.  The lone Malone win was at number six singles where Vladyslay Dyenyezka knocked off Noah Cleary 8-3. 

“Our guys played great today,” said Dalton State coach Zach Rogers. “They were focused from the first ball today and came away with another big win against a D-2 opponent.” 

Men’s doubles: 

1.     Nikolay Nikiforov/Adam Hornby (DS) def. Youesseb ElSonbaty/Puneet Sharma (MU) 8-2

2.     Lucas de Souza/Juan Pablo Arguello (DS) def. Andrew Hill/Steffan Dwarkasingh (MU) 8-2

3.     David Draghiceanu/Hadyn Fava (DS) def. Brett Krejol/Trevor Bowers (MU) 8-3

Men’s Singles: 

1.     Nikiforov (DS def. Youessef  ElSonbaty (MU) 6-4, 6-4

2.     Souza (DS) def. Bowers (MU) 7-5, 6-0

3.     Hornby (DS) def. Dwarkasingh (MU) 6-1, 6-2

4.     Arguello (DS) Sharma (MU) 6-2, 6-1

5.     Fava (DS) def. Scott Glasgow (MU) 6-1, 6-0

6.     Dyenyezka (MU) def. Cleary (DS) 8-3

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