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Tornado Men's Tennis Team Scores Road Win Over Berea - Brevard, NC


February 26, 2018

The Brevard College men’s tennis team put together a dominating performance on Sunday morning in Berea as the Tornados posted a 9-0 victory over the host Mountaineers.

The doubles tandem of Tim Hengst and Tom Mittring got the Tornados off to a great start with an 8-1 win over Dakota Massucco and Mike Malpartida.

That was quickly followed by a victory by the team of Will Christiansen and David Bumgarner, who downed Brandon Mitchell and James Weaver 8-1.

The third Brevard point came by virtue of the first doubles win for Florian Peyssonneaux and Jaume Reig, who triumphed over Sam Slater and Evan Day by an 8-2 margin.

Mittring added his second win of the day in singles action as he made quick work of fellow No. 1 seed Massucco by scores of 6-0, 6-0.

Brevard cinched the match victory when Christiansen downed Mitchell by scores of 6-1, 6-0.

Hengst provided the Tornados with their sixth point of the match as he defeated Malpartida from the second seed.

Bumgarner continued to add points for Brevard, collecting a 6-1, 6-0 win over Slater in a clash of fifth seeds.

That was followed by the first collegiate singles win by Reig, who downed James Weaver 6-3, 6-3.

Peyssonneaux closed out the match with the first win of his singles career as he bested Day 6-3, 6-1.

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams return to action on Wednesday, Feb. 28, when the Tornados host Piedmont at 2 p.m.


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