Harding University Men’s Tennis Falls to No. 17 Drury

Courtesy Harding University Athletics Department

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Harding men’s tennis fell 9-0 to 17th-ranked Drury on Monday at the Cooper Tennis Complex. The loss dropped the Bisons to 4-3 on the season ahead of Harding’s NCAA Division II Central Region matchup with 25th-ranked Northwest Missouri State on Thursday. 

Harding was competitive in all three doubles matches, with the closest match coming at No. 3. Bisons Adam Edwards and Helio Hashimoto fell 8-6 to Jorg Nadal-Volckaert and Sebastian Zapata. Harding’s No. 1 team of Kittibodee Singnil and Jon Mark Rowden fell 8-4 to Roman Gonda and Lukas Kriem, the 19th-ranked doubles team in Division II.

Drury (4-0) won all six singles matches in straight sets. Rowden took on Andy Blair, Division II’s 30th-ranked singles player, and fell 6-1, 6-3.

Drury University 9, Harding 0

Feb 18, 2013 at Springfield, Missouri (Cooper Tennis Complex)

Singles competition

1. Gonda,Roman (DU) def. Kittibodee Singnil (HU) 6-3, 6-3

2. Blair,Andy (DU) def. Jon Mark Rowden (HU) 6-1, 6-3

3. Kriem,Lukas (DU) def. Alex Ford (HU) 6-0, 6-2

4. Manzanas,Sergio (DU) def. Helio Hashimoto (HU) 6-2, 6-0

5. Nadal-Volckaert,Jorg (DU) def. Mosquera-Carrascosa (HU) 6-3, 6-3

6. Zapata,Sebastian (DU) def. Caleb McReynolds (HU) 6-3, 6-3


Doubles competition

1. Gonda,Roman/Kriem,Lukas (DU) def. Jon Mark Rowden/Kittibodee Singnil (HU) 8-4

2. Blair,Andy/Manzanas,Sergio (DU) def. Caleb McReynolds/Mosquera-Carrascosa (HU) 8-5

3. Nadal-Volckaert,Jorg/Zapata,Sebastian (DU) def. Adam Edwards/Helio Hashimoto (HU) 8-6


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