Southeastern men’s tennis opened Great American Conference play with consecutive wins, downing Harding, 5-1, before following it up with a 7-2 victory over Ouachita Baptist in a weekend road swing.
The wins lifts the Savage Storm to 8-6 overall and 2-0 in GAC play.
Carlos Anez and Ondrej Nice opened doubles play against Harding with an 8-3 win at the top doubles spot, with Matias Vargas and Milos Vuckovic following up at the three position with an 8-4 win to lift Southeastern to a 2-1 lead after doubles play.
Sandro Lena added a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 3 while Jeremy Despont pushed the lead to 4-1 with a 6-0, 6-2 win at the six spot.
Anez finished off the match with a clinching victory, topping Carlos Crisostomo at the one position 6-2, 6-3 to secure the 5-1 final.
In Sunday’s weekend finale, Lena and Danrich Kruger picked up an 8-3 win at the two spot, but Ouachita Baptist collected wins at the one and three spots and the Storm headed to singles play down 2-1.
The Storm then swept singles play, beginning with Anez earning a 6-3, 6-2 win at the top spot.
Nice followed with a 6-3, 6-1 win at the two position and Lena checked in with a 6-3, 6-3 win at the three position to make the score 4-2.
Kruger clinched the match with a 6-0, 6-1 win at the No. 4 spot.
Matias Vargas rallied for a 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 win at the five position while Despont followed with a 6-0, 6-0 win at the six spot to secure a 7-2 victory in the match.