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Freshmen close tourney with wins

Freshmen close tourney with wins

FAYETTEVILLE- The University of Arkansas men’s tennis team wrapped up the UNC-Wilmington Landfall Tournament with two solid wins from freshmen Santiago Munoz and Austin Robles.

Munoz, who went 4-1 in singles play on the weekend, defeated Old Dominion’s Can Cetinel 3-6, 6-4, 10-6 in the consolation finals.

Robles defeated East Carolina’s Ben Gregory 6-2, 4-6, 10-4 giving him the third place title in his flight. Robles closed out his debut tournament with two singles victories as well as a doubles win.

In the top flight of the tournament redshirt freshman Christian Lee dropped his flinal match to Old Dominion’s Albert Ochagavia 6-1,6-4.

“I am very pleased with the play by the freshmen this weekend,” head coach Robert Cox said. “They came out and showed that they can compete and be succesful against some tough competitiion.”

Arkansas will be back in action next weekend at the Midland Invitational in Midland, Texas.

“This has been a great start to our fall season,” Coach Cox said. “Now we have to continue this momentum into next weeks’ tournament.”

For results and more information on Arkansas men’s tennis please visit

UNC- Wilmington Landfall Tournament

Day Three

Flight A Single

A. Ochagavia(ODU) def. Christian Lee 6-1, 6-4

Flight B Singles

Santiago Munoz (ARK) def. Cetinel 3-6, 6-4, 10-6

Flight C Singles

Austin Robles (ARK) def. Gregory 6-2, 4-6, 10-4

Sports Category : Tennis (M)