March 17, 2013

Cobra Men's Tennis Stays Perfect in Conference Play

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Coker Cobras stretched their Conference Carolinas winning streak to five matches with a 7-2 victory over Queens University of Charlotte on Sunday (Mar. 17) in men's tennis action. The Cobras are now 9-3 overall and 5-0 in league play.

The Cobras opened the competition by winning two of three doubles matches. Tom Sizeland and William Marrafao picked up an 8-4 win at No.2, while James Corfield and Martin Moncayo were victorious at No. 3, 8-7.

Moving into singles action, the Cobras won five of six matches, including two thrilling three-set victories at No. 2 and No. 3. Sizeland earned the first three-set win at No. 2. After dropping the first set of the match, 4-6, Sizeland posted a 6-0 victory and a 6-4 victory, to win the match. The second three-set victory came from Marrafao at No. 3. He won the first set of the match, 6-4, but after dropping the second set, 5-7, Marrafao took the third set, 7-5.

Also earning singles wins were Andre Staab at No. 1, 7-5, 6-1, Corfield at No. 5, 6-4, 6-3 and Moncayo at No. 6, 6-2, 6-1.

The Cobras will be back at home for their next match on Saturday (Mar. 23) against Mount Olive at 1 p.m.

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