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Falcons Too Strong in Men's Tennis

Patrick Marsh
Patrick Marsh


FERRUM, Va. -- Ferrum College dropped a non-conference men's tennis match this afternoon to Pfeiffer University, falling 9-0 at the Burrows-Skeens Tennis Courts

RECORDS
Pfeiffer (4-3)
Ferrum (3-5)

THE BASICS
Pfeiffer took control early by grabbing all three doubles matches, then swept the six singles matches in straight sets. Patrick Marsh had the closest match of the afternoon, falling 6-3, 7-5 to Brian Marchant in the #3 singles spot.

SINGLES
1. Raul Ruiz (PFU-M) def. Riley Kern (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
2. Eduan Louw (PFU-M) def. Marshall Ownby (FCM) 6-2, 6-2
3. Brian Marchant (PFU-M) def. Patrick Marsh (FCM) 6-3, 7-5
4. Ethan Elliott (PFU-M) def. David Bishop (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Derek Ott (PFU-M) def. Jacob Glass (FCM) 6-1, 6-1
6. Trey Speight (PFU-M) def. Houston Murphy (FCM) 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES
1. Raul Ruiz/Ethan Elliott (PFU-M) def. Riley Kern/Patrick Marsh (FCM) 8-2
2. Brian Marchant/Trey Speight (PFU-M) def. Marshall Ownby/David Bishop (FCM) 8-0
3. Alex Taylor/Braxton Harris (PFU-M) def. Jacob Glass/Houston Murphy (FCM) 8-3

BACK ON COURT
Coach Rod Baker's team will be back in action Tuesday, March 19, at home against William Peace University. The non-conference match gets underway at 4:00 p.m.