Men's Tennis Powers Past Edinboro, 8-1

Men's Tennis Powers Past Edinboro, 8-1

Hilton Head, S.C. – The University of Mount Olive men's tennis team continued its strong spring with an 8-1 victory over Edinboro University in non-conference action in Hilton Head, S.C.

Location: Hilton Head, S.C.


  • UMO opened up the match with a 3-0 lead after sweeping doubles play.
  • Sophomore Jose Cortijos and senior Martim Sousa and sophomore Jacob Clarke and freshman Juan Arbelaez captured 8-4 victories at No. 1 and 3 doubles, respectively.
  • The Trojans completed the doubles sweep with a narrow 9-7 win at No. 2 doubles by sophomores Ogulcan Deniz and Martin Moser.
  • In singles action, UMO took victories at No. 1 through 5 singles with the Trojans lone loss coming at No. 6.
  • Edinboro pushed Mount Olive to the limit in No. 1, 2, and 3 singles as all three matchups went to three sets before the Trojans were able to pull away.

The Trojans return to action on Saturday morning in Hilton Head, S.C. against Indiana University-East at 8:30 a.m.