Marlins Drop Final Hilton Head Match

Senior Paul Gladstone
Senior Paul Gladstone

Hilton Head, SC- In their second match of the day on Wednesday, the Virginia Wesleyan University men's' tennis team fell to the University of Texas at Dallas 9-0 at Chaplin Park on Hilton Head Island on Wednesday afternoon.

In doubles action, the Comets swept the Marlins at the 1-3 positions, 8-4, 8-6 and 8-2 respectively.  In singles, the Marlins had trouble putting themselves in a position to take a set. The closest singles match came at #1 where senior Paul Gladstone (Port Orange, FL) fell in a very tightly contested 6-2, 7-6 battle to senior Mario Jelev (Haltom City, TX).  

With the loss the Marlins 6-6 while the Comets improve to 5-0.  Next up for the Marlins is an ODAC match-up on Saturday afternoon in Greensboro.  First serves scheduled for 2:30 PM.