Austin College Defeats Texas Lutheran in Opening Round of SCAC Men's Tennis Championship

Austin College Defeats Texas Lutheran in Opening Round of SCAC Men's Tennis Championship

SHERMAN, Texas -- The third-seeded Austin College men defeated sixth-seeded Texas Lutheran, 5-0, in opening round action of the 2019 SCAC Men's Tennis Championship. Official Website l Bracket Postmatch Interview

After surging to a 3-0 lead after doubles, Siddharth Kortikere clinched the victory for the 'Roos at Line 6 with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over the Bulldogs' Jacob Galindo.  

The match was the first-ever played by the Austin College men on their newly renovated home court.

AUSTIN COLLEGE 5, TEXAS LUTHERAN 0
April 19, 2019 at Sherman, Texas (Russell Tennis Courts)

Singles competition
1. Josh Granberry (AC) vs. Mario Martinez (TLU) 6-0, 1-0, unfinished
2. Jared Mason (TLU) vs. Brett O'Brien (AC) no result
3. Kenneth Hardy (AC) vs. Nick Roccaforte (TLU) 6-4, 5-4, unfinished
4. Andres Padilla (AC) vs. Alex Talley (TLU) 6-3, 5-2, unfinished
5. Calum Robe (AC) def. Johari Dramiga (TLU) 6-2, 6-1
6. Siddharth Kortikere (AC) def. Jacob Galindo (TLU) 6-1, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Kenneth Hardy/Siddharth Kortikere (AC) def. Mario Martinez/Jared Mason (TLU) 8-5
2. Brett O'Brien/Josh Granberry (AC) def. Jacob Galindo/Alex Talley (TLU) 8-2
3. Andres Padilla/Calum Robe (AC) def. Matthew Stephenson/Johari Dramiga (TLU) 8-2
Match Notes
Texas Lutheran 4-11
Austin College 7-7

 

UP NEXT

The host CC Tigers will move on to face top-seeded Southwestern University at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Air Force Academy. Meanwhile, the Mountaineers will play in the fifth-place match tomorrow at 5:30 p.m., against the loser of the Trinity University/Centenary College match.