19th Ranked Virginia Tech Defeats UMBC Men's Tennis

19th Ranked Virginia Tech Defeats UMBC Men's Tennis

Blacksburg, Va. – The 19th-ranked Virginia Tech Hokies defeated UMBC, 7-0, at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center.


Seniors Justin Carter (Randallstown, Md.) and Alex Drean (Bayonne, France) were highly competitive versus the No. 11 doubles duo in the nation, falling to Andreas Bjerrehus/Joao Monteiro, 6-4.


UMBC travels to Connecticut to take on Hartford and Fairfield next weekend.



1. #13 Joao Monteiro (VT) def. Justin Carter (UMBC) 6-0, 6-2

2. Andreas Bjerrehus (VT) def. Melker Svard (UMBC) 6-2, 6-4

3. Amerigo Contini (VT) def. Alex Drean (UMBC) 6-3, 6-1

4. Jai Corbett (VT) def. Eliott Loubatie (UMBC) 6-3, 6-2

5. Mitch Harper (VT) def. Biyik Akinshemoyin (UMBC) 6-3, 6-3

6. Freddy Mesmer (VT) def. Kevin Hsieh (UMBC) 6-1, 6-4

Order of finish: 6,4,1,3,2,5



1. #11 Bjerrehus/Monteiro (VT) def. Carter/Drean (UMBC) 6-4

2. Corbett/Harper (VT) def. Loubatie/Svard (UMBC) 6-2

3. Contini/Mesmer (VT) vs. Akinshemoyin/Hsieh (UMBC) 4-4 dnf

Order of finish: 2,1