Gents Tennis Swept 7-0 Against ORU, UMKC on Saturday
Sunday, April 10, 2011

FORT WAYNE, Ind.-The Centenary men's tennis team fell 7-0 to both Oral Roberts and UMKC on Saturday in Summit League play.

The Gents fell to 3-8 on the year with the two losses.

It was a tough afternoon that began UMKC. In singles play, Jonathan Threadgill (6-0, 6-0), Micah Threadgill (6-2, 6-1), Garrett Whipple (6-0, 6-1), Sam Grace (7-5, 6-2), Michael Reeks (6-1. 6-0), and Evan Magill (6-1, 6-4) all were defeated.

The Threadgills and Whipple/Magill lost 8-4 in doubles action, while Reeks/Grace lost 8-3.

Against Oral Roberts, J. Threadgill (6-0, 6-4), Whipple (6-0, 6-1), Grace (6-2, 6-0), M. Reeks (6-1, 6-2), Magill (6-3, 6-4), and J. Reeks (6-3, 6-0) each fell in singles play.

The Threadgill brothers teamed up for doubles, but were edged 8-7. Whipple/Magill fell 8-3, while Reeks/Grace fell 8-5.

Centenary will wrap up its season with one final match at IUPUI in Indianapolis, Ind. on Sunday at 9 am.