#11 Carnegie Mellon Trips Up #17 UMW, 6-3, on Sunday

Fredericksburg, Va.-- The #17 UMW men's tennis team fell to #11 Carnegie Mellon, 6-3 on Sunday. Tyler Carey picked up a big win at one singles against the number one singles player in Division III. The Eagles 12-3 on the year.

Carey picked up the big three set victory at one singles, over CMU's Abhishnek Alla. Carey won the first set 6-4, and found himself on the wrong end of a 6-1 second set. Tyler fought his way back, winning the third set 6-4 to earn the win.

Tyler then teamed up with Evan Charles to win their doubles match, 8-6 over C. Heaney-Seacord and Will Duncan at number one. Alex Blakhin and Andrew Curtis gave the Eagles their only other point at three doubles, with a 9-8 (17-15) decision over Kiril Kirkov and Kunal Wadwani.

The Eagles are back in action on Sunday, March 30th. The Eagles will travel to Division I Longwood. The match with the Lancers begins at 1:00 p.m.

 

#11 Carnegie Mellon 6, #17 University of Mary Washington 3
Mar 23, 2014 at Fredericksburg, Va.

Singles competition
1. CAREY, Tyler (UMWMT) def. Abhishek Alla (CMUM) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4
2. C. Heaney-Secord (CMUM) def. GILMORE, Stratton (UMWMT) 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
3. Will Duncan (CMUM) def. BLAKHIN, Alexander (UMWMT) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4
4. Kiril Kirkov (CMUM) def. CHARLES, Evan (UMWMT) 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
5. Kenny Zheng (CMUM) def. GRIFFIN, Brandon (UMWMT) 7-5, 6-4
6. Kunal Wadwani (CMUM) def. CURTIS, Andrew (UMWMT) 6-0, 6-3

 

Doubles competition
1. CAREY, Tyler/CHARLES, Evan (UMWMT) def. C. Heaney-Secord/Will Duncan (CMUM) 8-6
2. Bryce Beisswanger/Yuvraj Kumar (CMUM) def. GILMORE, Stratton/GRIFFIN, Brandon (UMWMT) 8-6
3. BLAKHIN, Alexander/CURTIS, Andrew (UMWMT) def. Kiril Kirkov/Kunal Wadwani (CMUM) 9-8 (17-15)

 

Match Notes
Carnegie Mellon 12-5; National ranking #11
University of Mary Washington 12-3; National ranking #17
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (5,6,3,2,4,1)