Tennis Has Little Trouble with Berea on Senior Night
WILMORE, Ky. – Asbury men’s tennis had little trouble in disposing of Berea on Friday afternoon, winning 8-1 in a KIAC match on senior day for the Eagles. Asbury remains unblemished in conference action at 2-0 and are now 8-1 overall.
Asbury won all three doubles matches by a score of 8-1. Nathan Schley and Scott Layton improved to 9-3 on the season and 5-1 in dual match play. Nesbert Vaval and Daniel Harris won at number two to even their record at 2-2 while Justin Westlund and senior James Banter won at number three in their first pairing of the season.
In singles play the Eagles took the top five positions in straight sets. Schley breezed by Jesse Massucco at number one, 6-0, 6-1. Schley improves to 10-3 on the season and is 29-9 in his career. Vaval played for the first time at number two and defeated Diego Moya 6-2, 6-1. Vaval is now 3-2 on the season.
The most trouble for the Eagles came at number three as Stephen Woods defeated Michael Slaughter 7-6 in the first set before picking up the pace in the second to win 6-0. Woods jumps back over .500 on the season at 4-3. Daniel Harris improved to 4-3 as well with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Josiah Thomas. Justin Westlund was a 6-0, 6-0 winner at the five spot and is now 5-2 on the season. Banter suffered the only defeat for the Eagles on the night, 7-6, 6-2 to Stephen Brice at the sixth position.
Asbury puts their 2-0 KIAC record on the line on Saturday at 11 am as they take on fellow conference unbeaten Indiana Southeast. IUS is also 2-0 in the KIAC and is 7-3 overall.