Men's Tennis: Wendell honored on Senior Night as Panthers take on N.C. Wesleyan

Men's Tennis: Wendell honored on Senior Night as Panthers take on N.C. Wesleyan

The LaGrange men's tennis team hosted Methodist and N.C. Wesleyan on Saturday in USA South matches. The Panthers lost 9-0 to Methodist and 6-0 to N.C. Wesleyan. The Panthers' lone senior, Steve Wendell, was honored before the N.C. Wesleyan match. The Panthers close out the regular season Monday against Reinhardt. The Panthers will be the fifth seed in the USA South Tournament in Rocky Mount, N.C. They will play fourth-seeded Piedmont on Friday at 1 p.m. on the campus of N.C. Wesleyan.

N.C. Wesleyan 6, LaGrange 0
Doubles:
1. Brett Piland/Will Siskey (LCM) vs. Mikhail Konnov/Philipp Vylegzhanin (NCWM) unfinished
2. Alex Glass/Steve Wendel (LCM) vs. Elias Kerem/Ben Tolhurst (NCWM) unfinished
3. Dylan Brock/Drew Cantrell (LCM) vs. Eduardo Ugalde/Alex Shirayev (NCWM) unfinished

Singles:
1. Mikhail Konnov (NCWM) def. Brett Piland (LCM) 6-3, 6-2
2. Elias Kerem (NCWM) def. Will Siskey (LCM) 6-2, 6-0
3. Eduardo Ugalde (NCWM) def. Alex Glass (LCM) 6-3, 6-2
4. Ben Tolhurst (NCWM) def. Dylan Brock (LCM) 6-2, 6-2
5. Philipp Vylegzhanin (NCWM) def. Steve Wendel (LCM) 6-1, 6-0
6. Alex Shirayev (NCWM) def. Drew Cantrell (LCM) 6-2, 6-3

Match Notes:
N.C. Wesleyan 9-7, 9-0 USA So.
LaGrange 8-6, 5-4 USA So.

Methodist 9, LaGrange 0
Doubles:
1. Taylor Buchholz/Duncan Miller (MUM) def. Brett Piland/Will Siskey (LCM) 8-2
2. Greg Patterson/John Dangerfield (MUM) def. Alex Glass/Steve Wendel (LCM)
3. Max Mancini/Dillon Sullivan (MUM) def. Dylan Brock/Drew Cantrell (LCM) 8-2

Singles:
1. Duncan Miller (MUM) def. Brett Piland (LCM) 6-2, 6-2
2. Taylor Buchholz (MUM) def. Will Siskey (LCM) 6-0, 6-1
3. Greg Patterson (MUM) def. Alex Glass (LCM) 6-1, 6-0
4. Dillon Sullivan (MUM) def. Dylan Brock (LCM) 6-1, 6-0
5. John Dangerfield (MUM) def. Steve Wendel (LCM) 6-1, 6-3
6. Max Mancini (MUM) def. Drew Cantrell (LCM) 6-3, 6-0

Match Notes:
Methodist University 16-6, 7-1 USA South
LaGrange 8-5, 5-3 USA South