Men Tennis ACCtion: Thursday, March 19
March 19, 2009
South Carolina Trips Deacons 4-3
The Demon Deacons (9-5) started the doubles round by splitting matches at Nos. 2 and 3. Iain Atkinson and Jason Morgenstern fell 8-5 to Jaime Cuellar/Johannes Pulsfort at No. 3, but David Hopkins and Jon Wolff fired back with an 8-5 win at No. 2 to even play. Cory Parr and Steven Forman then dropped a tough 8-9 (5) tiebreaker at No. 1 and the Gamecocks (13-3) pulled ahead 1-0.
Sophomore Jonathan Wolff tied the match at 1-all with a straight set win over Jamie Cuellar and Steven Forman pushed the Deacons forward with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over No. 115 Pedro Campos at No. 2.