Oilers Fall in Championship to Dragons

Oilers Fall in Championship to Dragons

The University of Findlay men's tennis team fell 4-2 against Tiffin University in the championship match of the 2019 Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) Tournament on April 27 in Owensboro, Ky. The loss gives the Oilers a 12-7 record on the season.

In singles competition, graduate transfer Tomas Kmetko claimed a No. 1 singles victory over S. de la Rosa Mora by a score of 7-5, 2-6, 6-1. Senior Carlos Blanco also scored a victory, winning 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 against Sorin Navrotchi.

In doubles action, Kmetko teamed with sophomore Jorge Barnuevo to defeated Toby Cutting and Nikita Parfenov 6-3.

Singles competition

1. Tomas Kmetko (UFM) def. S. de la Rosa Mora (TU) 7-5, 2-6, 6-1

2. Nikita Parfenov (TU) def. Jorge Barnuevo (UFM) 2-6, 7-5, 7-5

3. Carlos Blanco (UFM) def. Sorin Navrotchi (TU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3

4. Toby Cutting (TU) def. Sergio Palacio (UFM) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)

5. Tom Arias (TU) vs. Eduardo Munoz (UFM) 6-6 (1-1), unfinished

6. Hugo Chatras (TU) def. Trevor Majdalani (UFM) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. Tomas Kmetko/Jorge Barnuevo (UFM) def. Toby Cutting/Nikita Parfenov (TU) 6-3

2. Tom Arias/Gabriel de Oliveira (TU) def. Carlos Blanco/Nicholas Kopylec (UFM) 6-2

3. Hugo Chatras/Sorin Navrotchi (TU) def. Eduardo Munoz/Alfredo Berianga (UFM) 7-6 (7-3)