Tornados Sweep Series with Berea

Tornados Sweep Series with Berea

BREVARD, N.C. – Brevard men's tennis claimed its fifth win in its last eight matches when the Tornados downed visiting Berea 9-0 in Sunday's 2017-18 season finale at the Brevard Tennis Center.

The Tornados got off to a great starting with three points in doubles play, the first coming when Will Christiansen and Tim Hengst downed the tandem of Mike Malpartida and Dakota Massucco 8-2. The duo of Florian Peyssonneaux and Tom Mittring followed with an 8-2 win over Svatopolk Carroll and Brandon Mitchell.

David Bumgarner and Jaume Reig earned the third point of the match with an 8-4 downing of Evan Day and Sam Slater. Mittring closed out his career with his ninth straight win and 28th career, 6-0, 6-0, against Malpartida.

Christiansen put together a dominating 6-0, 6-0 win over Mitchell in the clash of No. 3 seeds. With the team victory securely in hand, Brevard extended the lead to 6-0 with a 6-0, 6-1 win by Reig, who downed fellow No. 4 seed Slater. Hengst followed with a 6-1, 6-1 triumph over Mussucco.

Peyssonneaux capped off the final match of his career with two wins, earning a 6-3, 6-0 singles victory against Day. Bumgarner then rebounded from an opening set loss to claim a 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 win over Carroll in the final match of the day.

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