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By Eli Sirota
BC Sports Information 

Tornados Close Out Season With Home Loss To Coker – Brevard NC

 

Last updated 4/11/2016 at 7:27pm

David Taggert stretches for a return during his doubles victory alongside Tom Mittring. Sunday's match was the last for Taggert, who concludes his Tornado career with 21 doubles victories and 33 singles wins. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

Brevard College's men's tennis team concluded the 2016 season on Sunday afternoon with a home match against Coker, losing to the visiting Cobras 8-1.

In the contest, senior David Taggart ended his collegiate career with an 8-5 victory at Brevard's top doubles flight with Tom Mittring.

The win was his sixth in doubles play this season, 16th overall.

In his four-year career with the royal blue and white, Taggart has posted 21 victories at Brevard's top doubles slot and 33 victories in singles.

In singles play, Taggart had a rematch with William Marrafao, a match Taggart won in the fall.

This outing, also played at the top flight, saw Coker's (8-11, 6-5 SAC) Marrafao prevailed 6-4, 6-3. Mittring played at the second position, losing to Tom Sizeland by an identical score.

Tim Hengst and Christoph Plasa, playing on courts three and four, both fell 6-2 in their opening sets with 6-3 and 6-4 second set results.

Dan Taylor played at the fifth position against Simon Bergom, losing 6-0, 6-0.

Along with Taggart and Mittring, Hengst and Plasa paired up at the second doubles position losing 8-0.

Brevard finishes the season 1-19 overall and 0-11 in South Atlantic Conference play.

Women's Side Falls

By 9-0 Final

Brevard College's women's tennis team concluded the 2016 season on Sunday afternoon with a home match against Coker, losing to the visiting Cobras 9-0.

In doubles action, Anita Maryskova and Nirvanna Silva paired up at the top doubles slot for one final time, losing 8-4 to Jennifer Mezei and Bailey Palmer of Coker (7-11, 6-5 SAC). Rachael Stanford and Katie Hatter teamed up at the second position while Kristen Rathbun and Katie Hatter played at the third spot, both losing 8-0.

Maryskova had the best outing of a Tornado in singles play, dropping her opening set 6-3 and the sequel 6-1 at the top flight. Silva was also able to win games in both sets of her match, played at the second position, in a 6-1, 6-2 loss.

Stanford, Hatter and Dysart played on courts three through five, all ending 6-0, 6-0 while Natalie Green made her first appearance of the fall at sixth position in a 6-0, 6-0 result.

Brevard finishes the season 2-17 overall and 0-11 in South Atlantic Conference play.

 
 

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