Tusculum Men Defeat Dalton Tennis

Sunday, April 13, 2014 - by Bob Beavers

Greeneville, Tn. – The host Tusculum College men’s tennis team (17-4) of NCAA Division II’s South Atlantic Conference knocked-off Dalton State (13-5) Sunday afternoon, 6-3.

In doubles: 

1.     Lukas Winkelman/Jonas Winkelman (TC) def. Hadyn Fava/Juan Pablo Arguello (DS), 8-3

2.     Nikolay Nikiforov/Adam Hornby (DS) def. David Siegle/Joseph Elphingstone (TC), 8-5

3.     Nicolas Planchard/Leon Seiz (TC) def. Lucas de Souza/David Draghiceanu (DS), 8-4

In singles: 

1.     Lukas Winkelman (TC) def. David Draghiceanu (DS), 6-0, 6-0

2.     Nicolas Planchard (TC) def. Nikolay Nikiforov (DS), 7-6, 3-6, (10-4)

3.     Jonas Winkelman (TC) def. Juan Pablo Arguello (DS), 6-1, 6-2

4.     Adam Hornby (DS) def. David Siegle (TC), 0-6, 7-6, (10-7)

5.     Leon Seiz (TC) def. Lucas de Souza (DS), 6-2, 6-0

6.     Hadyn Fava (DS) def. Joseph Elphingstone (TC),3-6, 6-3, (10-6)


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