Dalton Men's Tennis Shoots Down Shorter Hawks

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - by Bob Beavers

Rome, Ga. – The Dalton State men’s tennis team ran their record to 13-4 Wednesday with a narrow 5-4 victory over NCAA Division II Shorter University (3-16) at Walter Attaway Tennis Complex.

The host Hawks captured two of the three doubles matches. The Roadrunners then won four of six singles contests for the team win. 

In doubles:

1.   Alexis Catallion and Marc Guerry (Shorter) def. Hadyn Fava and Juan Pablo Arguello (DS), 8-2.

2.   Nikolay Nikiforov and Adam Hornby (DS) def. Louis Tortois and Cody Carr (Shorter), 9-7.

3.   Pavlovic and Watson (Shorter) def. David Draghiceanu and Lucas de Souza (DS), 8-6. 

In singles:

1.   Marc Guerry (Shorter) def. David Draghiceanu (DS), 6-2, 7-6 (2)

2.   Nikolay Nikiforov (DS) def. Louis Tortois (Shorter), 6-2, 6-3.

3.   Alexis Catillion (Shorter) def. Juan Pablo Arguello (DS), 6-3, 6-2.

4.   Adam Hornby (DS) def. Arturo Lifshitz (Shorter), 6-2, 7-6 (2).

5.   Lucas de Souza (DS) def. Robert Watson (Shorter), 6-1, 6-1.

6.   Hadyn Fava (DS) def. Cody Carr (Shorter), 6-4, 7-5.


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