Knights Cruise to 5-2 Victory Over Bears

Knights Cruise to 5-2 Victory Over Bears

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Southern Virginia University men's tennis team defeated Shaw University Saturday afternoon 5-2 for their first win of the 2019-20 season.

The Knights (1-0) took the first point of the game as they two out of the three doubles matches with Paul Monson and Marcos Dias winning 6-4 at No. 1 doubles and then in the No. 3 spot Tanner Bassett and Andrew Blonquist defeating their opponents 6-4.

In singles, Southern Virginia continued with the momentum from the doubles. Dias picked up his first win as a Knight at the No. 1 flight 6-1 and 6-3.

Kukutla Motlojoa produced a dominant victory in the No. 2 position winning his sets 6-1 and 6-0. Ben Spencer also added a pair of wins for the Knights to seal the 5-2 victory.

Southern Virginia will play next tomorrow Sept. 21 on the road against Pfeiffer beginning at 10:00 a.m.