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2013-05-07 Tigers defeat No. 22 Campbellsville 5-2
Landon Williams

Landon Williams won both his matches as the Tigers beat Campbellsville 5-2 on Tuesday

Tigers defeat No. 22 Campbellsville 5-2

Author: Nick Birkey
Posted: Thursday, May 09, 2013 at 11:35 AM

MOBILE, Ala. — After dropping their first match in pool play, the No. 21-ranked Olivet Nazarene University men’s tennis team needed a win to keep their hopes of advancing alive. With a 5-2 win over the No. 22 Campbellsville University (Ky.) Tigers, ONU had a chance of moving into the tournament round.

Campbellsville (9-11) dropped three of four singles’ matches to the Tigers (11-11). Julian Kurz (Stuttgart, Germany) lost (6-4, 6-1). Diego Gonsalvez (San Luis Potosi, Mexico) won against Sebastian Marot (6-2, 1-6, 6-2). Landon Williams (Erie, Pa.) defeated Pontus Blom (6-3, 6-4). Peter Jensen (Yuba City, Calif.) defeated Tyler Hyatt (6-2, 6-1). Camilo Giraldo (Medellin, Colombia) and Josue Sanchez (Morelia, Mexico) did not finish their matches.

In doubles, the Tigers were able to take two of three matches. The No. 5-ranked ITA team of Julian Kurz and Diego Gonsalvez defeated Soriano and Blom 8-4. Camilo Giraldo and Landon Williams (Erie, Pa.) won 8-0, and Josue Sanchez and Peter Jensen lost 9-7 to Marot and Spalding.

ONU will finish pool play in the NCCAA National Tournament on Wednesday, May 8 at 9 a.m. against Fresno Pacific University (Calif.).