HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Southern Miss men’s tennis team (13-4) finished its week a perfect 3-0 after Friday’s 4-0 win against George Mason (5-5).
The Golden Eagles went 3-3 in doubles action at Hilton Head after Daniel Merker/Jorman Reyes and Wen-Po Tseng/Chao-Yu Huang won their matches on courts 1 and 2. Seniors Tseng and Huang extend their win streak on court 2 to six matches with a 6-2 win against James Lange and Jakob Nielsen.
Teeradon Totrakul showed a strong performance on court 3 after losing his first set 6-1. Tortrakul breezed past Pally Ray in the second set 6-0 but was forced to a tiebreaker in the third but won 10-5.
Tseng collected his second win of the day with his 6-3, 6-1 win on court 1 against Nielsen. Reyes also recorded his second win of the day and his 15th of the season with a 6-1, 6-3 win against Daniel Gutierrez.
The Golden Eagles continue their road swing when they travel to Lafayette, La., April first to play Louisiana-Lafayette and Prairie View A&M.
1. Daniel Merker/Jorman Reyes (USM) def. Pally Ray/Daniel Gutierrez (GM) 7-5
2. Chao-Yu Huang/Wen-Po Tseng (USM) def. Jakob Nielsen/James Lange (GM) 6-2
3. Edward Ayers/Andrew Curtis (GM) vs. Teeradon Tortrakul/Rakshit Rishi (USM) 6-5, unfinished
1. Wen-Po Tseng (USM) def. Jakob Nielsen (GM) 6-3, 6-1
2. James Lange (GM) vs. Daniel Merker (USM) 5-7, 2-3, unfinished
3. Teeradon Tortrakul (USM) def. Pally Ray (GM) 1-6, 6-0, 10-5
4. Edward Ayers (GM) vs. Chao-Yu Huang (USM) 3-6, 4-1, unfinished
5. Jorman Reyes (USM) def. Daniel Gutierrez (GM) 6-1, 6-3
6. Andrew Curtis (GM) vs. Rakshit Rishi (USM) 6-3, 4-3, unfinished