04/11/07 — Trojan tennis goes 1-1 verus Barton

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Trojan tennis goes 1-1 verus Barton

By MOC Sports Information
Published in Sports on April 11, 2007 1:47 PM

MOUNT OLIVE -- Former Eastern Wayne standout Jennifer Moats and Lauren Harris dropped just one game apiece in their respective singles matches, and helped Mount Olive defeat Barton 8-1 at the John Neal Walker Tennis Complex on Tuesday afternoon.

Moats turned back the Bulldogs' Summer Chase 6-0, 6-1. Chase starred at Greene Central and led the Class 2-A program to four consecutive appearances in the N.C. High School Athletic Association dual-team championships. Harris dumped Kristen Packer 6-0, 6-1.

The Trojans also received singles wins from Monica Barone, Kristen Jones and Emily Escolas.

Barone-Jones, Carol Aro-Harris and Escolas-Moats each prevailed in their respective doubles match.

Mount Olive improved to 11-13 overall and 4-5 against Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference opposition. Barton (4-14 overall) departed with a 2-8 CVAC ledger.

Mount Olive 8

Barton 1

Singles -- No. 1 Chelsea Hseih (BC) def. Carol Aro 6-2, 6-4; No. 2 Monica Barone (MOC) d. Kristia Cedeno 6-1, 6-1; No. 3 Kristen Jones (MOC) def. Meaghan Lynch 7-5. 6-1; No. 4 Jennifer Moats (MOC) def. Summer Chase 6-0, 6-1; No. 5 Lauren Harris (MOC) def. Kristen Packer 6-0, 6-1; No. 6 Emily Escolas (MOC) by default.

Doubles -- No. 1 Barone-Jones (MOC) def. Hseih-Cedeno 8-4; No. 2 Aro-Harris (MOC) def. Chase-Lyndal Brown 8-0; No. 3 Escolas-Moats (MOC) def. Lynch-Packer 9-8.

Trojan men fall

MOUNT OLIVE -- Vitor Lage captured Mount Olive's lone singles victory and combined with Guillherme Serra for a doubles win during Tuesday afternoon's 7-2 loss against Barton College.

Lage, the No. 2 seed, upended the Bulldogs' Robert Jenner 6-3, 6-4. Lage-Serra, the Trojans' No. 1 tandem, defeated Brent Ching-Dan Mascall 8-1.

Mount Olive (11-11 overall) suffered just its second Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference loss in six outings. The Bulldogs (12-5) improved to 7-2 in league play.

The Trojans are the guest of Division I East Carolina on Friday and conclude regular-season play at home Saturday against defending league champion Anderson (S.C.) University.

Barton 7

Mount Olive 2

Singles -- No. 1 Brent Ching (BC) def. Guillherme Serra 2-6, 7-5, 6-0; No. 2 Vitor Lage (MOC) def. Robert Jenner 6-3, 6-4; No. 3 Nikola Andjelic (BC) def. Daniel Mosteanu6-1, 6-0; No. 4 Chris Martel (BC) def. Frederico Barros 6-2, 6-4; No. 5 Dan Mascall (BC) def. Bevan Hewett 6-1, 6-3; No. 6 Matt Jackman (BC) def. Indradeep Mitra 7-6, 4-6, 10-6.

Doubles -- No. 1 Serra-Lage (MOC) def. Ching-Mascall 8-1; No. 2 Jenner-Martel (BC) def. Mitra-Hewett 8-5; No. 3 Andjelic-Jackman (BC) def. Barros-Mosteanu 8-5.