Men's Tennis Falls to James Madison
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Coastal Carolina men's tennis team fell 5-2 to James Madison to begin its first of three matches in Florida over Coastal's spring break.
The Chanticleers fall to 4-5 this season with the loss, and have two matches remaining in Orlando this week. Coastal faces off against Keiser University on Tuesday before finishing the week against Norfolk State on Wednesday.
James Madison's second and third pairs claimed the doubles point, and the Dukes took points on the first, second, fifth and sixth singles courts.
The second doubles court was won 6-1 by Alvara Arce and Pierre Kohler over Gonzalez Achondo and Paul Boulay. James Madison clinched the point as Gonzalo Adis and Tate Steinour edged Zak Talic and Francesco Cori-Gamero, 7-6.
The singles points were closely contested, as only the first and fourth courts were won in straight sets by James Madison's Paul Mendoza Coastal's Boulay, respectively.
The Duke's won the second, fifth and sixth courts in three sets, while Achondo took the third court in three sets for the Chants.
James Madison 5, Coastal Carolina 2
1. Paul Mendoza (JMU) def. Faria, Luiz (COASTAL) 6-4, 6-2
2. Alvaro Arce (JMU) def. Talic, Zak (COASTAL) 4-6, 7-6, 6-1
3. Achondo, Gonzalez (COASTAL) def. Damon Roberts (JMU) 3-6, 6-1, 7-6
4. Boulay, Paul (COASTAL) def. Pierre Kohler (JMU) 6-2, 7-6
5. Gonzalo Adis (JMU) def. Perrin, Lawrence (COASTAL) 7-5, 4-6, 7-6
6. Theophile Lanthiez (JMU) def. Castellanos, Juan (COASTAL) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
1. Perrin, Lawrence/Faria, Luiz (COASTAL) def. Theophile Lanthiez/Paul Mendoza (JMU) 6-2
2. Alvaro Arce/Pierre Kohler (JMU) def. Achondo, Gonzalez/Boulay, Paul (COASTAL) 6-1
3. Gonzalo Adis/Tate Steinour (JMU) def. Talic, Zak/Cori-Gamero, F. (COASTAL) 7-6