Underdown, Smith earn victories as Scots fall to OCU, 7-2

Underdown, Smith earn victories as Scots fall to OCU, 7-2

Maryville College's Caleb Underdown and Austin Smith earned victories for the Scots on Sunday, but MC fell to Oakland City University, 7-2, at Tyson Park.

MC's Underdown earned his first victory of the season, as he defeated Carlos Stewart in a back-and-forth match. Underdown won the game, 6-3, as Stewart rallied for a 6-1 victory in game two. The match went to extras, as Underdown took the victory with a 12-10 tiebreak score.

Smith earned a victory in the top singles match, also taking the win by tiebreak. Smith fell in the opening game to Jacob Hughen, 6-3, but he rallied for a 6-3 win of his own in the second. The top-seeded Scots dominated the tiebreaker, 10-4, to earn the victory.

Smith and Stinson also played Hughen and Grant Holder close in doubles, taking the match to an 8-4 score.

Maryville will step back into USA South play on Wednesday, April 3. The Scots will face Brevard College on the MC Tennis Courts with first serve set for 1:00 p.m.


Tennis Match Results

Oakland City University vs Maryville College Men's Tennis

Mar 31, 2019 at Knoxville, Tenn.


Oakland City University 7, Maryville College Men's Tennis 2

Singles competition:

1. Austin Smith (MVCM) def. Jacob Hughen (OCUM) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-4)

2. Kaleb Knepp (OCUM) def. Cole Stinson (MVCM) 7-6 (10-2), 6-3

3. Grant Holder (OCUM) def. Beau Branton (MVCM) 6-0, 6-1

4. Jonathan Holsapple (OCUM) def. Egan Spoltore (MVCM) 6-0, 6-0

5. Trent Bowman (OCUM) def. Andre Matamoros (MVCM) 6-3, 6-2

6. Caleb Underdown (MVCM) def. Carlos Stewart (OCUM) 6-3, 1-6, 1-0 (12-10)


Doubles competition:

1. Jacob Hughen/Grant Holder (OCUM) def. Austin Smith/Cole Stinson (MVCM) 8-4

2. Kaleb Knepp/Jonathan Holsapple (OCUM) def. Beau Branton/Egan Spoltore (MVCM) 8-1

3. James White/Carlos Stewart (OCUM) def. Andre Matamoros/Caleb Underdown (MVCM) 8-0


Match Notes:

Oakland City University 3-10

Maryville College Men's Tennis 0-12