Scots fall in season opener to NAIA's Montreat

Scots fall in season opener to NAIA's Montreat

The Maryville College men's and women's tennis teams traveled to Montreat College on Sunday afternoon to face the NAIA opponent in their 2016-17 season opener.

In the season opener, the Scots faced tough competition, as the Cavs walked away with the wins. Maryville's men fell 7-2, as the women lost 9-0.

Maryville College's Daniel Silva was the Scots' lone winner in singles, as he picked up a win in doubles alongside Marcos Herrero. Silva won 6-4, 6-2 in his singles match against David Garcia, as he and Herrero downed Mateo Barroetavena and Jacob Summerville, 8-4.

Herrero narrowly missed a singles win against Tanner Wilhoit, as Wilhoit stormed back to a 7-5 final set.

On the women's side of competition, Maryville came away without a victory. McKennah Francis played close with Abby Graham, 8-6, while Tessa Wilcox narrowly missed a win over Taylor Lunsford in a 6-3, 7-5 match.

Maryville will have some time off before their season opener on Sept. 27. The Scots will play host to Johnson University at 4:00 p.m.

 

MEN'S RESULTS

Maryville College Men vs Montreat

Sep 11, 2016 at Montreat College

 

Montreat 7, Maryville College Men 2

Singles competition:

1. Daniel Silva (MVCM) def. David Garcia (MON) 6-4, 6-2

2. Tanner Wilhoit (MON) def. Marcos Herrero (MVCM) 3-6, 7-5, 1-0

3. Jackson Plyer (MON) def. Charles Russell (MVCM) 6-1, 6-0

4. Grayson Chumley (MON) def. Wesley Bloeme (MVCM) 8-2

5. Eric Dunlap (MON) def. Trevor Perry (MVCM) 8-1

6. Jacob Summerville (MON) def. No Player1 (MVCM), by default

 

Doubles competition:

1. Daniel Silva/Marcos Herrero (MVCM) def. Mateo Barroetavena/Jacob Summerville (MON) 8-4

2. Jackson Plyer/Grayson Chumley (MON) def. Wesley Bloeme/Trevor Perry (MVCM) 8-0

3. Eric Dunlap/Tanner Wilhoit (MON) def. No Player1/No Player2 (MVCM), by default

 

Match Notes:

Maryville College Men 0-1

Montreat 2-0

 

 

WOMEN'S RESULTS

Maryville College Women vs Montreat College

Sep 11, 2016 at Montreat College

 

Montreat College 9, Maryville College Women 0

Singles competition:

1. Elizabeth Beavy (MON) def. Savannah Bain (MVCW) 6-0, 6-0

2. Skyler Brody (MON) def. Katie Stephens (MVCW) 6-1, 6-3

3. Abby Graham (MON) def. McKennah Francis (MVCW) 8-6

4. Taylor Lunsford (MON) def. Tessa Wilcox (MVCW) 6-3, 7-5

5. Hayley Taylor (MON) def. No Player1 (MVCW), by default

6. Kaitlyn Thomas (MON) def. No Player2 (MVCW), by default

 

Doubles competition:

1. Skyler Brody/Abby Graham (MON) def. Katie Stephens/McKennah Francis (MVCW) 8-5

2. Elizabeth Beavy/Taylor Lunsford (MON) def. Savannah Bain/Tessa Wilcox (MVCW) 8-2

3. Kaitlyn Thomas/Hayley Taylor (MON) def. No Player1/No Player2 (MVCW), by default

 

Match Notes:

Maryville College Women 0-1

Montreat College 1-1