HILTON HEAD, S.C., The Fighting Scots of Gordon College proved no match for the GC men’s tennis squad on Monday, as the Panthers rolled to a 7-2 win in Day 1 action of the team’s 2012 Spring Break road trip.
Despite dropping No. 2 and 3 singles matches, the Black & Orange rallied for a decisive route. Senior captain Ian Wolf racked up a 6-4, 6-4 win in No. 1 singles and paved the way for the day's success. Freshamn Alex Dowley dominated his match in No. 3 singles with a 6-0, 6-1 performance. Sophomore Ryan Haas followed their lead with a 6-4, 6-2 clincher in a No. 5 battle, and freshman Demetrius Bush applied the match finale with a 6-0, 6-1 win.
In doubles action, GC convincingly swept all three contests. No. 1 dubs pair Ian Wolf and Andrew Herlein notched an 8-3 win, Jordan Tingle and Alex Dowley claimed an 8-1 victory in No. 2 action, and the tandem of Ryan Haas and Todd Ganton out paced their competition in No. 3’s with an 8-1 effort. Greenville cruised to straight-set wins in the remaining singles matches to seal the win.
Men’s tennis will look to build on Monday’s early Spring Break success as they return to the courts of Hilton Head Island tomorrow and face Gettysburg at 12:30.