Tornados Close Out Season With Home Loss To Coker – Brevard NC
Last updated 4/11/2016 at 7:27pm
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.