Trojans Fall To Division I East Carolina

Trojans Fall To Division I East Carolina

Greenville, N.C. – The University of Mount Olive men's tennis team fell to NCAA Division I East Carolina University, 7-0, on Tuesday afternoon in Greenville, N.C.

Location: ECU Indoor Tennis Facility, Greenville, N.C.


  • ECU captured a sweep in doubles action to open the match.
  • The Trojans dropped singles matches at No. 1, 2, and 3 as the Pirates took a 6-0 lead.
  • Senior Martim Sousa pushed his opponent in the opening set of No. 4 singles, as Sousa narrowly lost the first set, 7-6, before falling in the second set, 6-2.
  • At No. 5 singles, freshman Jack Middleton just missed taking the first set as he fell 7-5, 6-0.

UMO travels to Hilton Head, S.C. for a pair of matches this weekend starting with a matchup with Edinboro University on March 17 at 1:30 p.m. before taking on Indiana University East on March 18 at 8:30 a.m.