Sailfish Remain Unbeaten in Hilton Head

Written By: Will Johansen, Communications Assistant

Matt Leeds wins deciding set of the morning 6-1, 6-1Matt Leeds wins deciding set of the morning 6-1, 6-1

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HILTON HEAD, S.C.- The Palm Beach Atlantic men's tennis team continued their winnings ways this spring break, winning 5-4 over West Liberty University in the Hilton Head Spring Break Challenge Thursday morning.

The day started slow for the Sailfish, with the only doubles duo for the ‘Fish to pick up a victory were Nicholas Uryson and Roman Nowaczyk, who won 8-2.

Down 2-1 heading into singles play, the Sailfish had to turn it up a notch to win the day. Uryson got things started for the blue and white, winning 7-5, 6-1. Nowaczyk followed with a 6-2, 6-4 victory to give the Sailfish a 3-2 advantage heading into the home stretch. after dropping the third and fourth sets, Nicholas Battistini and Matt Leeds won the fifth and sixth singles set of the morning (2-6, 7-5, 10-3) (6-1, 6-1) respectively, to win the match 5-4 for the Sailfish.

The Sailfish are back in action Friday afternoon as they take on Spring Arbor University at 1:45 in the final day of the Hilton Head Spring Break Challenge.


1D) Uryson/Nowaczyk def. Ponder/ Gutierrez 8-2
2D) Mancayo/Perrin def. Heimberger/Leeds 9-8
3D) Cimorra/Tully def. Adams/Battistini 9-7

1) Uryson def. Ponder 7-5, 6-1
2) Nowaczyk def. Gutierrez 6-2, 6-4
3) Perrin def. Heimberger  6-3, 6-4
4) Mancayo def. Adams 6-3, 6-4
5) Battistini  def. Cimorra 2-6, 7-5, 10-3
6) Leeds def. Flanagan 6-1, 6-1

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