Thursday, March 8, 2012


Ezenwelu wins in exhibition play for Brevard against Davis & Elkins

Hilton Head, S.C. - George Finch and Rob Havens finished within minutes of each other to clinch the Tornados 8-1 victory over the Senators and Stefano Giovanolli closed out the match winning a third set tiebreaker as Brevard improves to 4-1 on their annual Spring Break trip in Hilton Head.

The Tornados improve to 6-4 with their victory over Davis & Elkins.

Havens and Jonathon Lavelle teamed up to win their second consecutive match at doubles, topping Jacob Haukland and Jason Wood on court no. 3, 8-1 to open the match. Sam MacNeil and Beau Wills gave Brevard their second point with an 8-5 victory over Leonardo Vieira and Agustin Ochoa, while Rory Northam and Giovanolli closed out doubles play and a Brevard sweep with an 8-4 win on court no. 2 over Simon Meriau and Alain Bailey.

The Brevard victories kept coming in singles action as Havens did not drop a set in recording a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Nick Swancott on court no. 6, with Finch ending his match less than two minutes later with the clinching 6-0, 6-2 win on court no. 5 over Haukland.

Wills and MacNeil were close behind as well, with Wills topping Meriau on court no. 2, 6-0, 6-0 and MacNeil continued to remain undefeated in singles play on Spring Break with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Vieira.

Ochoa gave the Senators their first point of the match, topping Northam after an intense battle on court no. 3, winning 6-3, 6-4. Giovanolli closed out the overall match, coming back after dropping the second set and going into a tiebreaker with Bailey, by winning 6-2, 2-6, 10-6.

In exhibition play, Ifeanyi Ezenwelu also recorded a win for Brevard, taking down his opponent with an 8-0 victory.

Brevard remains in Hilton Head, S.C. for their final match of Spring Break as the Tornados take on Findlay tomorrow morning.

Singles competition
1. Sam MacNeil (BCM) def. Leonardo Vieira (D&E) 6-3, 6-2
2. Beau Wills (BCM) def. Simon Meriau (D&E) 6-0, 6-0
3. Agustin Ochoa (D&E) def. Rory Northam (BCM) 6-3, 6-4
4. Stefano Giovanolli (BCM) def. Alain Bailey (D&E) 6-2, 2-6, 10-6
5. George Finch (BCM) def. Jacob Haukland (D&E) 6-0, 6-2
6. Rob Havens (BCM) def. Nick Swancott (D&E) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Sam MacNeil/Beau Wills (BCM) def. Leonardo Vieira/Agustin Ochoa (D&E) 8-5
2. Rory Northam/Stefano Giovanolli (BCM) def. Simon Meriau/Alain Bailey (D&E) 8-4
3. Rob Havens/Jonathon Lavelle (BCM) def. Jacob Haukland/Jason Wood (D&E) 8-1