Brevard, N.C.- Brevard’s David Taggart knocked off Newberry’s Vinicius Botelho on singles court number two, but it wasn’t enough as the Tornados men’s tennis team fell 8-1 to the Newberry College Wolves on Wednesday afternoon at the McCoy Tennis Complex.
Taggart tackled Botehlo, who was previously undefeated in South Atlantic Conference play, 7-6, 3-6, 12-10. With the win, Taggart improves to 7-6 overall and 2-1 in conference this season in singles play. Botehlo, meanwhile, drops to 14-3 overall and 5-1 in the SAC.
The Tornados drop to 2-11 overall and 0-3 in SAC play, while Newberry moves to 10-7 overall and 3-3 in SAC action.
The Tornados are back in action as they host the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the McCoy Tennis Complex.