UAPB Drops Road Match To Ole Miss

Oxford, Miss. – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff men’s tennis team was defeated by Ole Miss Rebels, 7-0 in match one and 3-0 in match two on Sunday afternoon at the Galtney Indoor Tennis Center.

In the first match in the doubles competition the Rebels won match No.2, 6-0 and No. 3 by default.  Match No. 1, with Fabian Fallert/Finn Reynolds vs. Le’Darrien Ledbetter and Thomas Harris went 4-1, but the match went unfinished.

In the singles competition both teams got off to a competitive start in match No. 1, but Ledbetter fell short 6-1, 6-2 to T. Sandkaulen.  In match No. 2, F. Kraljevic defeated Harris 6-1, 6-3.  Ole Miss collected key wins at No. 3, 4, 5, and clinched a win in match No. 6 by default.

In match two Ole Miss took advantage of UAPB roster depth and went on to win 3-0, by clinching match No. 1, 4, and 5.

The Golden Lions will now look to bounce back and get ready for the SWAC Championship April 11-14 in New Orleans, LA.

Doubles Competition
1. F. Fallert/F. Reynolds vs. Le’Darrien Ledbetter/Thomas Harris (UAPB), 4-1, unfinished
2. T. Sandkaulen/S. Rios def. Simon Lewis/Pierce Hall (UAPB), 6-0
3. F. Kraljevic/J. Hain def. No player/no player (UAPB), win by default

Singles Competition
1. T. Sandkaulen def. Le’Darrien Ledbetter (UAPB), 6-1, 6-2
2. F. Kraljevic def. Thomas Harris (UAPB), 6-1, 6-3
3. F. Fallert def. Simon Lewis (UAPB), 6-1, 6-0
4. F. Reynolds def. Pierce Hall (UAPB), 6-0, 6-0
5. S. Rios def. Melvin Cole (UAPB), 6-0, 6-0
6. J. Hain def. no player (UAPB), win by default

Singles Competition
1. T. Sandkaulen def. Thomas Harris (UAPB), 6-1, 6-0
2. F. Kraljevic def. Le’Darrien Ledbetter (UAPB), 6-0, 5-1 uf
3. F. Reynolds def. Simon Lewis (UAPB), 6-1, 2-3 uf
4. J. Hain def. Pierce Hall (UAPB), 6-0, 6-0
5. S. Rios def. Melvin Cole (UAPB), 6-0, 6-0