Men's Tennis Drops 6-3 Match to Belmont Abbey

Men's Tennis Drops 6-3 Match to Belmont Abbey

Pfeiffer Men's Tennis Drops 6-3 Match to Belmont Abbey

Misenheimer, N.C. (March 11, 2020) – Visiting Belmont Abbey won five of the six singles matches and one doubles match to earn the 6-3 nonconference win at the Knapp Tennis Center on Wednesday afternoon.

Belmont Abbey – 6-7
Pfeiffer – 6-4


Pfeiffer's Raul Ruiz continued his great play by winning his seventh consecutive match, downing Belmont Abbey's Sean Cliff by a 6-3, 6-3 score at No. 1 singles.

Belmont Abbey had to go to three sets to claim wins over Alec Taylor and Dylan Masters at No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.  Francisco Martin downed Taylor, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 while Thomas Rowzie earned a 5-7, 6-1, 7-5 win over Masters.

Pfeiffer did take the Nos. 1 and 2 doubles matches.  Ruiz and Masters won their seventh straight with an 8-4 win while Taylor and Benedikt Pfeiffer won their No. 2 match by an identical 8-4 score.

The Falcons will take a 10-day layoff before their next match, which is scheduled for Saturday, March 21 against Greensboro College at the Knapp Tennis Center.