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Result: L 4-5

Men's Tennis at Sewanee

Friday, March 29th, 2019 – 3:00 p.m. at Sewanee, Tenn. - Bruton-Guerry Tennis Center

Tigers halt Knights’ win streak at 13

Xander Zuczek
Xander Zuczek
Photo: Dave Pape

SEWANEE, Tenn. – The No. 37-ranked Carleton College men’s tennis team saw its 13-match win streak snapped as the Knights fell 5-4 to No. 18 Sewanee in a battle of nationally-ranked programs. This contest also mark the end of Carleton’s spring trip.

“Playing a top-20 team in the nation was a tall order,” said Carleton head coach Stephan Zweifel.” Like the final scene in Flashdance, our guys won over the crowds with their determination and good looks.”

The Knights (15-2) jumped out a 2-1 lead after doubles, with all three of those matches determined by an 8-5 tally.

Aaron Goodman (Sr./Minneapolis, Minn./St. Louis Park) and Xander Zuczek (So./Westerly, R.I./St. Bernard) prevailed at second doubles, improving to 8-1 since Feb. 1. Meanwhile, Jonas Lindholm-Uzzi (Jr./Germantown, N.Y./Red Hook) and William Walsh (Fy./San Antonio, Texas/Alamo Heights) teamed up for the win at the third slot, prevailing for the sixth time in their last seven matches.

The Tigers (12-5) rallied by winning the first three singles matches to finish: second, sixth, and third singles, respectively.  

Leo Vithoontien (So./Bangkok, Thailand/Bangkok Patana School) triumphed atop the singles lineup, winning his ninth consecutive match, this one by a 6-3, 7-5 score.

Sewanee clinched the team victory with a win at fifth singles, and Zuczek closed out the match and the road trip with his three-set, came-from-behind triumph by a final tally of 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.

UP NEXT FOR THE KNIGHTS

Carleton will host Bethel University on Thursday, April 4. That match starts at 4:30 p.m. at the Pat Lamb Tennis Courts.

#18 Sewanee 5, #37 Carleton College 4
Singles competition

1. #15 Leo Vithoontien (CAR) def. Andres Carro (SEWANEE) 6-3, 7-5
2. Jack Gray (SEWANEE) def. William Walsh (CAR) 6-3, 6-1
3. Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Aaron Goodman (CAR) 6-1, 6-2
4. Xander Zuczek (CAR) def. Ryan Olps (SEWANEE) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
5. Fletcher Kerr (SEWANEE) def. Jordon O'Kelly (CAR) 7-6, 6-3
6. Jack Metzger (SEWANEE) def. Xander Roti (CAR) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Aubrey Davis/Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. #19 Leo Vithoontien/Jordon O'Kelly (CAR) 8-5
2. Aaron Goodman/Xander Zuczek (CAR) def. Jack Gray/Andres Carro (SEWANEE) 8-5
3. Jonas Lindholm-Uzzi/William Walsh (CAR) def. Jack Metzger/Thomas Harrison (SEWANEE) 8-5