MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. — Wesleyan’s Ramon Rodriguez and Haris Simaioforidis overcame an early deficit to win their No. 2 doubles match and clinch a 5-4 victory over the University of Mount Olive in inter-regional tennis action here Sunday afternoon.
Rodriguez and Simaioforidis both won their singles matches as well, as the Bobcats went out to a 4-2 advantage after the singles were completed.
McIntosh staved off a match point at 4-5, 30-40 before knotting the match at 5-5 with an overhead to break serve. After holding to take a 6-5 lead, the sophomore attacked the net aggressively after his returns and broke to win the match.
After winning at No. 1 doubles (8-5), Mount Olive tied the team score at 4-4 with the No. 2 doubles match left to decide the day.
The ‘Cats, currently ranked second in the ITA Atlantic region, are back in action Saturday at home against Roberts Wesleyan. They will travel back to the Carolinas for a four-match spring break trip.
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