Tyler Waddell – Sports Information Graduate Assistant
MISENHEIMER, NC – The Pfeiffer University men's tennis team (4-7, 0-3 CC) got a singles win from Raul Ruiz on court No. 6 and a doubles win between the combo of Ruiz and Alex Woerner but fell to Limestone 7-2 on Saturday afternoon at the Knapp Tennis Center.
Ruiz and Woerner defeated Guillermo Ortega and Pierluigi Neri 8-1 to give the Falcons a point with a 2-1 disadvantage heading into singles. However, Limestone won the first five solo matches, taking a commanding 7-1 lead prior to Ruiz's win over Enrique Moreno, 8-6, at the No. 6 position.
Pfeiffer will look for its first conference win of the season on Wednesday, March 15 when it travels to Lees-McRae at 1 p.m.
1. Federico Garnier (LCMT2017) def. Axel Woerner (PFUMT) 6-2, 6-0
2. Stefano Soares (LCMT2017) def. Bjorn Barwinski (PFUMT) 7-5, 6-3
3. Guillermo Ortega (LCMT2017) def. Thomas Hubble (PFUMT) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4
4. Pierluigi Neri (LCMT2017) def. David Weir (PFUMT) 6-3, 7-5
5. Luka Stanec (LCMT2017) def. Eduan Louw (PFUMT) 6-2, 6-4
6. Raul Ruiz (PFUMT) def. Enrique Moreno (LCMT2017) 8-6