Men’s tennis wins ninth straight

Tanner Colvin Sports Writer Men’s tennis is on a winning hot streak with the team’s ninth straight victory over Southern Miss. This was Troy’s seventh away win on the season, improving the Trojans’ record to 15-1.   Troy started off strong with two points from Nicolas Simkin and Christopher Tasker’s doubles victory along with Carles Anton and Amer Bedwan winning their match giving Troy the early lead.  Troy won all but one match in singles.  Anton and Simkin both won their matches and secured important points for the Trojans. Tasker,…

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Men’s Tennis defeats Alabama State to improve to 7-1 on the season

Wesley Kircharr Sports Writer The Troy men’s tennis team improved to following a 7-0 win over Alabama State at the Lunsford Tennis Complex.  Troy kicked off the day with winning performances from Christopher Tasker and Nicolas Simkin, posting three victories in doubles play. Francisco Erramuspe and Vito Llinares posted another win in doubles play to take the point for Troy en route to the shutout victory.  In singles play, Troy found much of the same success. Tasker and Pelayo Antuna each won their respective matchups to give the Trojans a…

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Troy serves up AUM

( Photo / Troy Athletics ) Vito Llinares returns a ball on Saturday at the Troy Tennis Complex. Troy advances to 3-0 on the season after sweeping AUM in their home opener. Tanner Colvin Sports Writer Men’s tennis is off to a hot start with the Trojans advancing to 3-0 over the weekend.  The Trojans started their home schedule with a double header against AUM. Troy swept AMU 7-0 and 5-2 on Saturday.   The Trojans started off with a win in doubles thanks to the duo of Pelayo Antuna…

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Men’s tennis sweeps home stand, extends winning streak to 5 games

(Photo/Zenith Shrestha) The men’s tennis team earned a 4-3 win against UT-Chattanooga and shutouts against Alabama A&M and Southern Mississippi. Dylan Hurst Staff Writer The men’s tennis team won three games last weekend at the Lunsford Tennis Complex, defeating the likes of Alabama A&M, UT-Chattanooga and Southern Mississippi. The wins move the team’s record to 10-4 and extend the Trojans’ streak to five wins. Against Alabama A&M, the Trojans received their first win in doubles play with a 6-3 victory from freshman Carles Anton and junior Pelayo Antuna. Senior Oskar Michalek…

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Men’s tennis wins HEB Invitational Tournament

(Photo/Zenith Shrestha) The men’s tennis team has now won five of its last six games after starting 2-3 on the season. Dylan Hurst Staff Writer The Troy men’s tennis team won the HEB Invitational Tournament in Corpus Christi, Texas, last weekend, winning two of three games of the tournament. The Trojans are now 7-4 on the season after winning five of their last six games. In match one against New Mexico State, the Aggies took the doubles point after winning two of three doubles matches. Carles Anton and Pelayo Antuna…

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