FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMisenheimer, NC – The Pfeiffer men’s and women’s tennis teams fell in a dual match against Ferris State on Thursday afternoon. The men lost the non-conference meet 9-0, while the women fell 9-0. Both the men’s and women’s teams’ records rest at 4-5 overall.
PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Thursday, March 12, 2009
RESULTS VS. FERRIS STATE (2009-03-12 00:00:00)
The Pfeiffer men fought hard against FSU, but came up one match short. FSU swept in the doubles matches, but Pfeiffer won four of six singles matches. Philip Lawson (Johannesburg, South Africa) was victorious in the number one position (6-1, 6-2). Johan deWit (Windhoek, Namibia) won 6-3, 7-6 at number two and AJ Flores (Atlanta, GA) went into an extra set to win 6-2, 6-7, 6-4 at number three. Cody Simpson (Dobson, NC) also brought home a win in the sixth position (3-6, 6-3, 10-7).
The Pfeiffer women put up a strong fight as well, but unfortunately were swept in all matches. In the number one match Patty Dominguez (Caracas, Venezuela) pushed through her first set 7-6, but lost 6-3 in the second. Catie Thomas (Asheboro, NC) battled to a 6-4, 6-1 loss at the number two position.Pfeiffer v. Ferris State 3/12/09 Doubles Dominguez/Billeter v. Ingle/Diorio - FSU 8-1 Thomas/Huffaker v. Prisner/Conklin - FSU 8-4 Dickens/Carpenter v. Flowers/Coleman - FSU 8-1 Singles Dominguez v. Ingle - FSU 7-6, 6-3 Thomas v. Flowers - FSU 6-4, 6-1 Carpenter v. Diorio - FSU 6-0, 6-1 Billeter v. Prisner - FSU 6-1, 6-1 Huffaker v. Conklin -FSU 6-0, 6-1 Dickens v. Coleman - FSU 6-1, 6-0