Men's Tennis Defeats Belmont Abbey On Senior Day

Men's Tennis Defeats Belmont Abbey On Senior Day

Mount Olive, N.C. – On senior day, the University of Mount Olive men's tennis team wrapped up the regular season with a 6-3 victory over Belmont Abbey College on Tuesday evening at the John Neal Walker Tennis Center in Mount Olive, N.C.

Location: John Neal Walker Tennis Center, Mount Olive, N.C.


  • UMO opened the match by taking two of three doubles matches from the Crusaders.
  • Sophomore Jose Cortijos and senior Martim Sousa earned an 8-3 win at No. 1 doubles and freshmen Jack Middleton and Juan Arbelaez grabbed an 8-5 victory at No. 2 doubles.
  • The Trojans earned the match victory with wins at No. 1 through No. 4 singles.
  • Sophomore Ogulcan Deniz pushed past his opponent at No. 1 singles, 6-1, 6-4, while Cortijos captured a 6-4, 6-3 win at No. 2 singles.
  • Sophomore Martin Moser earned a 6-3, 0-6, 6-0 victory at No. 3 singles and Sousa glided past his opponent at No. 4 singles, 6-4, 6-1.


  • With the victory, UMO earns a share of the Conference Carolinas regular season championship with a 9-1 record in conference action.
  • The Trojans honored senior Martim Sousa on senior day. This season, Sousa is 11-3 in singles action and 10-5 in doubles competition

Mount Olive is next in action April 21 through 23 as the Trojans compete in the Conference Carolinas Men's Tennis Tournament at the Sumter Tennis Center in Sumter, S.C.