Ferrum, Va. - The Pfeiffer University men's tennis team overwhelmed the homestanding Ferrum Panthers at the Burrows-Skeens Tennis Courts on Sunday afternoon, winning 9-0
The Falcons tool control early by grabbing all three doubles matches, then swept the six singles matches in straight sets. Raul Ruiz, Ethan Elliott and Trey Speight took all of their singles matches bey identical 6-0, 6-0 scores.
1. Raul Ruiz (PFU-M) def. Riley Kern (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
2. Eduan Louw (PFU-M) def. Marshall Ownby (FCM) 6-2, 6-2
3. Brian Marchant (PFU-M) def. Patrick Marsh (FCM) 6-3, 7-5
4. Ethan Elliott (PFU-M) def. David Bishop (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Derek Ott (PFU-M) def. Jacob Glass (FCM) 6-1, 6-1
6. Trey Speight (PFU-M) def. Houston Murphy (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
1. Raul Ruiz/Ethan Elliott (PFU-M) def. Riley Kern/Patrick Marsh (FCM) 8-2
2. Brian Marchant/Trey Speight (PFU-M) def. Marshall Ownby/David Bishop (FCM) 8-0
3. Alex Taylor/Braxton Harris (PFU-M) def. Jacob Glass/Houston Murphy (FCM) 8-3
BACK ON COURT
Coach Kent Whitener's team will be back in action on Saturday, March 24, hosting a USA South match against Averett. First serve is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. at the Knapp Tennis Center.