UNCW Men’s Tennis team advances to CAA finals

UNCW Men’s Tennis team advances to CAA finals
UNCW men's tennis (File Photo)

WILLIAMSBURG, V.A. (WECT) - The top-seeded UNCW men’s tennis team shut out 5th-seeded James Madison, 4-0, Saturday to advance to the CAA tournament finals. The Seahawks will face 3rd-seeded William & Mary on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

UNCW will play in the CAA finals for the ninth time in program history, having won six titles from 2009-2018. The team improves to 14-5 on the season and won for the sixth time in their last seven matches.

Singles

1. Bruno Caula (UNCW) def. Holden Koons (JMU), 6-2, 6-2

2. Daniel Groom (UNCW) def. Alvaro Arce (JMU), 6-2, 6-4

3. Bekhzod Rasamatov (UNCW) vs. Paul Mendoza (JMU), 6-3, 3-2, unfinished

4. Gabriel Hurtado (UNCW) vs. Oscar Hernandez (JMU), 6-4, 2-2, unfinished

5. Michael Copeland (UNCW) vs. William Karpinski (JMU), 6-3, 4-3, unfinished

6. Leonardo Sprovieri (UNCW) def. Gonzalo Adis (JMU), 6-2, 6-2

Doubles

1. Bruno Caula/Daniel Groom (UNCW) def. Paul Mendoza/Holden Koons (JMU), 6-1

2. Dillon Gooch/Bekhzod Rasamatov (UNCW) vs. Alvaro Arce/Oscar Hernandez (JMU), 6-5, unfinished

3. Leonardo Sprovieri/Gabriel Hurtado (UNCW) def. Gonzalo Adis/William Karpinski (JMU), 6-4

The winner of Sunday’s championship game will receive an automatic bid to this year’s NCAA tournament.

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