Chowan Sweeps Michigan Tech 9-0
HILTON HEAD-The Chowan University men's tennis team concluded the Spring Tennisfest with a 9-0 win over Michigan Technological University on Thursday afternoon. With the win, the Hawks moved to 5-5 on the season, while the Huskies slipped to 1-3 record after the loss.
The doubles duo of Farid Hajizada and Adi Kaliakperov earned an 8-1 victory in the number one doubles match over Mario Neto and Juan Felipe Chica. Mateusz Izycki and Mariano Yeh beat Ricardo Paes and Jacob Prochnow by a score of 8-1 in the number two doubles positon, while Rafael Goncalves and Louis Proulx also won for the Hawks over Illiya Chibirev and Tayler Bethke by a score of 8-3 in the number three doubles, bringing the team score to 3-0 heading into singles play.
In singles competition, Chowan picked up a win at all six positions. In the number one singles match, Kaliakperov defeated Neto 6-0, 6-4, while Chica fell to Hajizada in the number two singles 6-2, 6-2. Izycki picked up the number three singles play 6-2, 6-1 over Paes, while Yeh beat Chibirev 6-1, 6-2 in the number four singles position. At the fifth singles match, Goncalves won 6-1, 6-1 over Bethke. Barge secured the sixth singles victory over Prochnow 6-3, 6-2 for Chowan.
The Hawks are back in action on March 11th as they travel to Salisbury, North Carolina for a conference match up against Johnson C. Smith University. Match is slated for 9:00am.
Chowan 9, Michigan Tech 0
3/9/2017 at Hilton Head, SC
1. KALIAKPEROV,Adi (CU-B) def. Mario Neto (MTM) 6-0, 6-4
2. HAJIZADA,Farid (CU-B) def. Juan Felipe Chica (MTM) 6-2, 6-2
3. IZYCKI,Mateusz (CU-B) def. Ricardo Paes (MTM) 6-2, 6-1
4. YEH,Mariano (CU-B) def. Illiya Chibirev (MTM) 6-1, 6-2
5. GONCALVES,Rafael (CU-B) def. Tayler Bethke (MTM) 6-1, 6-1
6. BARGE,Enrique (CU-B) def. Jacob Prochnow (MTM) 6-3, 6-2
1. KALIAKPEROV,Adi/HAJIZADA,Farid (CU-B) def. Mario Neto/Juan Felipe Chica (MTM) 8-1
2. IZYCKI,Mateusz/YEH,Mariano (CU-B) def. Ricardo Paes/Jacob Prochnow (MTM) 8-1
3. PROULX,Louis/GONCALVES,Rafael (CU-B) def. Illiya Chibirev/Tayler Bethke (MTM) 8-3
Michigan Tech 1-3