Hattiesburg, Miss.- #6 William Carey University men's tennis wrapped up the 2017 regular season with a win over Alcorn State before dropping a showdown with #2 Xavier on Friday.


Breaking Down the Week

  • Carey opened the week with a thrilling 5-4 win over NCAA DI Alcorn State on Tuesday
  • In doubles action, Christian Hansson (SO/Vanersborg, Sweden) / Vladyslav Ladygin (JR/Kyiv, Ukraine) cruised to an 8-0 win on court two then Clement Fosse (SR/Granville, France)/ Hugo Robuchon (FR/Limoges, France) picked up an 8-5 win on court three to put WCU up 2-1 after doubles.
  • In single play Lucien Samitier, Paul Chabaud (FR/Larmor Plage, France), and Christian Hansson picked up wins on courts two, five, and six to secure the match
  • Carey wrapped up the season on Friday dropping a 7-2 decision to #2 Xavier to finish the regular season at 12-5.
  • Last week, Carey wrapped up the SSAC regular season title and secured the top spot in next week's SSAC Tournament with 5-4 win over #11 Mobile.

WCU is back in action on Thursday in the 2017 SSAC Men's Tennis Conference Tournament.