Lee tennis falls to AUM
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Lee University tennis teams took on SSAC East Division opponent Auburn University at Montgomery Tuesday afternoon at the AUM Tennis Courts and suffered matching 9-0 defeats.

The No. 15-ranked Lady Flames (1-1, 0-1 SSAC) dropped both the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles matches, 8-1. Tonya Walters and Tarah Garner were beaten by the No. 3-rated team of Jade Curtis and Morgane Zowczak. Maclain Yowarsky and Christy North fell to Chanel Cunningham and Tiffany William.

Jodie Rice and Kelsey Lovingood battled Hagar Caro and Maria Fernanda Vargas before coming up on the short end of an 8-5 margin.

Walters lost 6-0, 6-2 to No. 5 Jade Curtis and AUM clinched the team win with William's (rated No. 1) 6-3, 6-3 defeat of Garner.

Zowczak (rated No. 9) knocked off Rice 6-2, 6-1. Lee's Yowarksy and North were held to one game win each by Cunningham and Caro, respectively.

Katie North pushed Vargas before dropping the opening set, 6-3. Vargas would finish the match with a 6-1 second set score.

The second-ranked AUM (4-1, 2-0 SSAC) men's team swept the three doubles matches to take an early 3-0 lead on the Flames (0-2, 0-1 SSAC).

Richard Gamble and Vincent Audy were beaten 8-2 by Tim Hewitt and Bence Toth at No. 1 singles.

The No. 12 ranked team of Zinelabidine Jouini and Othmane Lalami took down Lee's Daniel Hardesty and Patrick Kim, 8-1. At No. 3 doubles, Fabio Medina and Kevin Tan fell to Nicolas Pinones-Haltenhoff and Miguel Grifol by an 8-3 margin.

The Warhawks won all six singles matches in straight sets with only one set allowing a Lee netter more than two points.

Richard Gamble lost to No. 2 Pinones-Haltenhoff, 6-0, 6-2. Audy and Medina lost by the matching score of 6-1, 6-0. Audy fell to No. 6 Hewitt and Medina to Toth.

Hardesty was beaten by the No. 33 player in Jouini and Tan fell to Dasso by the same 6-1, 6-2 score.

Kim was outlasted by Reason, 6-4, in the first set then lost the second set, 6-1.

The Lee tennis teams will remain on the road with a match at William Carey Friday afternoon. The matchup with the No. 5 Crusaders and No. 7 Lady Crusaders is set for a 2 p.m. start.

Lady Flames 0, AUM 9

Singles

Jade Curtis (AUM) def. Tonya Walters 6-0, 6-2

Tiffany William (AUM) def. Tarah Garner 6-3, 6-3

Morgane Zowczak (AUM) def. Jodie Rice 6-2, 6-1

Chanel Cunningham (AUM) def. Maclain Yowarsky 6-0, 6-1

Hagar Caro (AUM) def. Christy North 6-1, 6-0

Maria Fernanda Vargas (AUM) def. Katie North 6-3, 6-1

Doubles

Curtis/Zowczak (AUM) def. Walters/Garner 8-1

Cunningham/William (AUM) def. Yowarsky/C. North 8-1

Caro/Vargas (AUM) def. Rice/Kelsey Lovingood 8-5

Flames 0, AUM 9

Singles

Nicolas Pinones-Haltenhoff (AUM) def. Richard Gamble

6-0, 6-2

Tim Hewitt (AUM) def. Vincent Audy 6-1, 6-0

Bence Toth (AUM) def. Fabio Medina 6-1, 6-0

Zinelabidine Jouini (AUM) def. Daniel Hardesty 6-1, 6-2

Josh Reason (AUM) def. Patrick Kim 6-4, 6-1

Matias Dasso (AUM) def. Kevin Tan 6-1, 6-2

Doubles

Hewitt/Toth (AUM) def. Gamble/Audy 8-2

Jouini/Othmane Lalami (AUM) def. Hardesty/Kim 8-1

Pinones-Haltenhoff/Miguel Grifol (AUM) def. Medina/Tan

8-3