Shackelford Collects 550th Win, No. 20 Tigers Head to SAA Tourney Championship

Shackelford Collects 550th Win, No. 20 Tigers Head to SAA Tourney Championship

Championship Central

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Head Coach John Shackelford earns his 550th win at Sewanee in the 2018 Southern Athletic Association Semifinals, defeating Rhodes 5-1 on Saturday.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (21-5) 5, Rhodes (13-9) 1
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Sewanee earned doubles win at the No. 1 and No. 3 flights, but the Lynx avoided the sweep with an 8-6 win at the No. 2.

-The Tigers, however, took care of business in singles play. Ryan Olps, Jordan Brewer and Alejandro Becker all collected wins to secure the match.

#SewaneeW NUMBER 550
Shackelford joins his wife, Conchie, as the only coaches in Sewanee program history with 550 wins. Conchie earned her 550th career win last season at the SAA Tournament Championship. Together, the duo has won 1,120 games at Sewanee in their 32nd year on the Domain. 

SINGLES RESULTS
1. Jack Gray (SEWANEE) vs. Ritwik Chatterjee (RHOM) unfinished
2. Andres Carro (SEWANEE) vs. P.J. Shaw (RHOM) unfinished
3. Ryan Olps (SEWANEE) def. Sean Hogan (RHOM) 6-2, 6-4
4. Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Andrew Morton (RHOM) 6-2, 6-2
5. Jack Metzger (SEWANEE) vs. Phil Lauture (RHOM) unfinished
6. Alejandro Becker (SEWANEE) def. Sairam Gudiseva (RHOM) 6-4, 6-3

DOUBLES RESULTS
1. Jack Gray/Hayden Loeb (SEWANEE) def. Sean Hogan/Sairam Gudiseva (RHOM) 8-6
2. P.J. Shaw/Andrew Morton (RHOM) def. Andres Carro/Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) 8-6
3. Jack Metzger/Alejandro Becker (SEWANEE) def. Ritwik Chatterjee/Phil Lauture (RHOM) 8-2

UP NEXT
The Tigers will turn their attention to the SAA Tournament Championship match on Sunday at 11 a.m. with Millsaps.

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