Men’s Tennis Tops Fall to Christopher Newport

Men’s Tennis Tops Fall to Christopher Newport

By Laura Tome

BUENA VISTA, Va.—Facing its second Capital Athletic Conference opponent, the Southern Virginia University men's tennis team fell, 9-0, to Christopher Newport University last Saturday afternoon.

During doubles competition, the Knights went 0-3. Dallin Evans and Pradeep Ravisankar fell 8-3 to CNU's Steven Boslet and Sam Thomson. . Cooper Brownand Zac Bowers were defeated by  CNU's Joona Rahko and Chiraag Shetty 8-1. Southern Virginia's Adam Blocher and Brian Blocher battled, but lost 8-5 to Michael Dodd and Arttu Fiva.

In singles play, Dallin Evans fell 6-1, 6-1 to CNU's . Sam Thomson. Steven Boslet of CNU defeated Pradeep Ravisankar 6-0, 6-1. Cooper Brown fell 6-1, 6-2 to Chiraag Shetty. Zac Bowers was defeated 6-1, 6-2 by Joona Rahko. Adam Blocher lost to Arttu Fiva, 6-3, 6-1 and Brian Blocher fell 6-2, 6-0 to Michael Dodd. 

Men's tennis faces Randolph College on Monday, Mar. 24. The match is slated to begin at 5:00 p.m. at The Fields in Buena Vista, Va.


Tennis Match Results

Southern Virginia University vs Christopher Newport

Mar 22, 2014 (The Fields)

Chris. Newport 9, Southern Virginia University 0


Singles competition

1. Sam Thomson (CNU) def. Dallin Evans (SVU) 6-1, 6-1

2. Steven Boslet (CNU) def. Pradeep Ravisankar (SVU) 6-0, 6-1

3. Chiraag Shetty (CNU) def. Cooper Brown (SVU) 6-1, 6-3

4. Joona Rahko (CNU) def. Zac Bowers (SVU) 6-1, 6-2

5. Arttu Fiva (CNU) def. Adam Blocher (SVU) 6-3, 6-1

6. Michael Dodd (CNU) def. Brian Blocher (SVU) 6-2, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Steven Boslet/Sam Thomson (CNU) def. Dallin Evans/Pradeep Ravisankar (SVU) 8-3

2. Joona Rahko/Chiraag Shetty (CNU) def. Cooper Brown/Zac Bowers (SVU) 8-1

3. Michael Dodd/Arttu Fiva (CNU) def. Adam Blocher/Brian Blocher (SVU) 8-5


Match Notes

Chris. Newport 7-3

Southern Virginia 3-6