Tennis Bobcats tumble to Bluefield State, 5-2


BLUEFIELD – The West Virginia Wesleyan men's tennis team dropped a 5-2 decision at Bluefield State in a non-conference matchup this past Saturday on the road.

In doubles play, Bluefield State clinched the point after taking the first two matches at No. 1 and No. 2.

However, the duo of Carlos Dodero Fernandez and Haruki IIzuka showed some fight to force a tiebreak in their match.

The duo dropped the match, 7-6 after dropping the first two tiebreak points.

In singles action, Dodero Fernandez continued his fine week at No. 1.

After dropping the first set, 6-3, Dodero Fernandez bounced back wining the second set 6-2 and the "Super Tiebreaker" in set three. 10-4.

Camillo Salvi claimed the other point for WVWC.

Salvi dominated the opening set winning 6-1. After dropping the second set 6-4, he persevered in the third set winning 10-7.

The loss dropped Wesleyan to 3-4 heading into this past Monday’s outing with Davis & Elkins.

They were slated to host Frostburg State this past Tuesday.

They will be back in action today hosting West Liberty at 1 p.m.

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