MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Sewanee men's tennis team, ranked No. 20 in the country, earned its sixth straight Southern Athletic Association Men's Tennis Tournament Championship on Sunday with 5-1 victory over Millsaps.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (22-5) 5, Millsaps (16-7) 1
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Majors made it challenging in doubles play, with the No. 1 and No. 2 spots going to a tiebreak. Millsaps won 9-7 over Jack Gray/Hayden Loeb at the one, but Andres Carro/Jordan Brewer rallied to a 9-8 (7-4) win at the two.
Jack Metzger and Jordan Brewer (Most Valuable Player) were selected to the SAAl All-Tournament Team. Brewer collected two singles wins and the 9-8 (7-4) doubles win against Marti-Vertiz/Beck of the Majors.
1. Jack Gray (SEWANEE) def. Diego Marti-Vertiz (MILM) 6-4, 6-1
2. Andres Carro (SEWANEE) vs. Davis Plummer (MILM) unfinished
3. Ryan Olps (SEWANEE) def. Alex Centurion (MILM) 6-1, 6-0
4. Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Avinash Ananth (MILM) 6-2, 6-3
5. Jack Metzger (SEWANEE) vs. Jacob Niehaus (MILM) unfinished
6. Alejandro Becker (SEWANEE) vs. Josh Shearin (MILM) unfinished
1. Davis Plummer/Alex Centurion (MILM) def. Jack Gray/Hayden Loeb (SEWANEE) 9-7
2. Andres Carro/Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Diego Marti-Vertiz/Brandon Beck (MILM) 9-8 (7-4)
3. Jack Metzger/Alejandro Becker (SEWANEE) def. Jacob Niehaus/Jack Goodwin (MILM) 8-4
With the win in the tournament final, the Tigers will earn the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. This is the 16th appearance for the Tigers overall.
The Tigers will wait until May 7 for the NCAA Selection Show for Women's Tennis. The regional round is scheduled for May 10-13.