No. 50 Men's Tennis Defeats West Virginia Wesleyan 8-1

No. 50 Men's Tennis Defeats West Virginia Wesleyan 8-1

Edgar Bub and Brahm Moolman both improved to 4-0 on the season with straight-set singles wins and nationally 50th-ranked Mount Olive remained unbeaten as a team with an 8-1 victory over West Virginia Wesleyan in non-conference men's tennis Sunday at Walker Tennis Center. Jack Frampton and Akio Mariano also won in straight sets, while Henrik Falkenburg won in a tie-breaker.

Mount Olive (4-0) swept all three doubles matches for the fourth consecutive match to take a 3-0 lead. Bub won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles and Moolman won 6-4, 6-0 at No. 5 singles to clinch the team win.

West Virginia Wesleyan (2-2) avoided the shutout with a tie-breaker win at No. 3 singles.

Mount Olive heads to Hilton Head Island, S.C., for spring break for a pair of non-conference contests. The Trojans take on Catawba Tuesday and Quincy (Ill.) Wednesday. Match time both days is 11 a.m.

Mount Olive 8, West Virginia Wesleyan 1
Mar 03, 2013 at Mount Olive, N.C. (Walker Tennis Center)
1. Edgar Bub (MOC) def. Douglas Oliveira (WVW) 6-1, 6-2
2. Henric Falkenburg (MOC) def. Eduard Gusevs (WVW) 6-4, 4-6 (10-4)
3. Akio Mariano (MOC) def. Aitor Reparaz (WVW) 6-4, 6-4
4. Joel Izquierdo Pinol (WVW) def. Stan Roffe (MOC) 4-6, 7-5 (13-11)
5. Brahm Moolman (MOC) def. Nathan Savil (WVW) 6-1, 6-0
6. Jack Frampton (MOC) def. Jack Waldon (WVW) 6-4, 6-0

1. Edgar Bub/Rik Wolthuis (MOC) def. Joel Izquierdo Pinol/Aitor Reparaz (WVW) 8-4
2. Henric Falkenburg/Akio Mariano (MOC) def. Douglas Oliveira/Nathan Savil (WVW) 8-2
3. Brahm Moolman/Stan Roffe (MOC) def. Eduard Gusevs/Jack Waldon (WVW) 8-1

West Virginia Wesleyan 2-2
Mount Olive 4-0