Men's Tennis Extends Streak to Six With Shutout of UMES

Men's Tennis Extends Streak to Six With Shutout of UMES

BALTIMORE – The UMBC men's tennis team extended its winning streak to six straight with a comfortable 6-0 victory over UMES at the UMBC Tennis Complex at March 8. The Retrievers improved to 8-3 on the season.

Only three matches took place, as the Hawks defaulted at Nos. 3,4, and 5 singles.

The lone senior on the squad, Hunter McCawley (Bel Air, Md./C. Milton Wright) teamed up with freshman Samson Keefer (Ridgewood, N.J./Ridgewood) to capture the lone doubles match, 8-0, over Wirlen Elame and Wayne Heath.

At No. 1 singles, freshman Kevin Hsieh (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) defeated Elame, 6-1, 6-1 in his first decision of the spring. Junior Eric Jarkowski (Baltimore, Md./Poly) also made a successful 2014 debut in a starting position as he blanked Heath, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 2 singles.  

UMBC completes a weekend of three matches at Drexel on Sunday evening.

UMBC def UMES 6-0

#1 Singles Kevin Hsieh, UMBC def Wirlen Elame, UMES 6-1, 6-1 

#2 Singles Eric Jarkowski, UMBC def Wayne Heath, 6-0, 6-0

#3 Singles Justin Lansinger, UMBC, def Kijontray McClay, UMES, default 

#4 Singles Hunter McCawley, UMBC def Joseph Journey, UMES, default 

#5 Singles Samson Keefer, UMBC def Mohin Uddin, UMES, default 

#6 Singles Biyik Akinshemoyin, UMBC,  Never Scheduled (Incomplete Lineup)  

#1 Doubles Hunter McCawley/Samson Keefer def Wirlen Elame/Wayne Heath, 8-0 

#2 Doubles Daniel Gray/Alex Drean, UMBC def Joseph JourneyKijontray McClay, UMES, default

 #3 Doubles Justin Carter/Melker Svard versus Mohin Uddinno player, Never Scheduled (Incomplete Lineup)