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Aggies Secure Opening Conference Win in Doubleheader Sweep – Texas A&M Athletics

Aggies Secure Opening Conference Win in Doubleheader Sweep - Texas A&M Athletics

Final Stats 1 | Final Stats 2 BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Texas A&M men’s tennis team secured its first conference win of the season during a doubleheader sweep with LSU (4-1) and Lamar (7-0), Thursday, March 2, at the Mitchell Tennis Center.

A&M (4-4, 1-0 SEC) opened conference play versus LSU (8-2, 0-1 SEC) with doubles starting the day. The Tigers struck first as No. 24 Stefan Latinovic/Nick Watson defeated Noah Schachter/Trey Hilderbrand on court 1 (6-3). A&M responded on court 3 with Pierce Rollins/Kenner Taylor securing a win over Chen Dong/Welsh Hotard (6-4), however LSU sealed the doubles point on court 5 as Ronald Hohmann/George Stoupe snatched the match (7-5) from Raphael Perot/Giulio Perego.

In need of a spark, Perego did just that, making quick work of Hotard on court 4 (6-1, 6-2), knotting the teams at one. Following suit was No. 105 Rollins on court 5, as he dominated Julien Penzlin (6-2, 6-4), doubling the Maroon & White’s lead. Joining in on the singles wins was No. 63 Schachter on court 1, as he secured a ranked win versus No. 30 Hohmann (6-3, 7-5). Clinching the match and opening conference win for the Aggies was No. 57 Perot, when he bested Latinovic (6-3, 7-5) on court 2.

In A&M’s second match of the day with Lamar (7-7) it left nothing on the table. The Aggies opened up doubles with a stellar performance on court 3 from Luke Casper/Matthis Ross as they blasted past Martin Garcia-Ripoll/Elias Peter (6-2). Following up in similar fashion was Schachter/Hilderbrand on court 1, sealing the doubles point for the Aggies versus Max Amling/Filippo Salsini (6-4).

Continuing the momentum into singles, the Maroon & White put on a clinic securing wins on all singles courts. Opening up the wins for A&M was Matthis Ross on court 3, he cruised to victory versus Joan Crespo (6-1, 6-1). Moments later, Rahul Dhokia bested Gustav Hasslegren on court 6 (6-1, 6-2). Following suit was JC Roddick, he clinched the match for A&M with his win over Brandon Do on court 4 (6-2, 6-2). Playing out the remaining matches, next in the win column was Taylor overcoming Max Milic on court 5 (7-5, 6-0). Perego secured his second win of the day, this time over Amling on court 1 (7-6(5), 6-1). Rounding out the victories was No. 92 Hilderbrand on court 2, as he sealed the final match of the day (6-4, 7-6(6)).

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