STATESBORO, GA. – It was a battle of the undefeated and the Coastal Carolina University men's tennis team came out with a 4-3 victory over Georgia Southern (3-1) Friday, Feb. 13 at the Hanner Tennis Complex. The Chanticleers remain unbeaten at 6-0 this year, matching the best start in program history.
"This was a great match," Head Coach Chris Powers commented. "We showed a lot of heart and determination against a solid team. However, we haven’t reached our full potential, but it was great to get the win today."
Coastal Carolina claimed the doubles point as senior German Perez (Valencia, Spain/Collegio Helios (UALR) and junior Ernesto Ramos (Tampico, Mexico/Instituto Andes (Jacksonville)) defeated Joris De Weerdt and Matt Sands 8-5 at No. 1. Juniors Plamen Tzvetkov (
The Chanticleers dropped three of the first four singles matches, falling at the No. 1, No. 3 and No. 4 slots, to give the Eagles a 3-1 edge. Tzvetkov won his match in straight sets, defeating Flynn 7-5, 6-3. Sophomore Dorian Sovic (
The Chanticleers will open league play Sunday, Feb. 15, when they host Gardner-Webb at the