Smith earns victory as Scots fall to Berea

Smith earns victory as Scots fall to Berea

Maryville College's Austin Smith defeated Christopher Malpartida on Tuesday, as the Scots fell to USA South foe Berea College, 8-1.

Smith rallied from a 2-6 opening set defeat, taking the second and the tiebreaker from Malpartida. Smith won 6-1 before taking the matches tiebreaker, 10-6, to earn the first victory of the season for the Scots.

Cole Stinson narrowly missed a victory in the second seed, as he took Michael Malpartida to a tiebreaker, as well. The twin narrowly defeated Stinson in extras, 10-4.

The duo of Smith and Stinson also narrowly missed a doubles victory together, taking Michael Malpartida and Dakota Massucco to an 8-5 score in the top-seeded doubles competition.

Maryville College will return to action on Saturday, March 30. The Scots play host to USA South foe LaGrange College, as first serve is set for 2 p.m.


Men's Tennis Match Results

Maryville College vs Berea College

Mar 26, 2019 at Berea, Ky.


Berea College 8, Maryville College 1

Singles competition:

1. Austin Smith (MVCM) def. Christopher Malpartida (BCM) 2-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-6)

2. Michael Malpartida (BCM) def. Cole Stinson (MVCM) 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-4)

3. Jose Ignacio Perez (BCM) def. Beau Branton (MVCM) 6-1, 6-3

4. Dakota Massucco (BCM) def. Egan Spoltore (MVCM) 6-1, 6-0

5. James Weaver (BCM) def. Andre Matamoros (MVCM) 6-0, 6-0

6. Sam Slater (BCM) def. Caleb Underdown (MVCM) 6-0, 6-0


Doubles competition:

1. Michael Malpartida/Dakota Massucco (BCM) def. Austin Smith/Cole Stinson (MVCM) 8-5

2. James Weaver/Sam Slater (BCM) def. Beau Branton/Egan Spoltore (MVCM) 8-2

3. Christopher Malpartida/Juan Chavez-Casiano (HCM) def. Andre Matamoros/Caleb Underdown (MVCM) 8-0


Match Notes:

Huntingdon College 2-6, 2-5 USA South

Maryville College 0-10, 0-7 USA South