Bell picks up win at Loyola University

Bell picks up win at Loyola University

Mississippi Gulf Coast opened its 2017 tennis season with a trip Friday to play Loyola University in New Orleans.

 

The Bulldogs fell 8-1 to the Wolf Pack, who received votes in the preseason NAIA Top 25 Poll.

 

Gulf Coast's Travis Bell (Fr, Jackson/Calloway) defeated Steven Le 6-2, 6-4 at No. 1 singles. He also teamed with John Murphy (Fr, Mobile, Ala./McGill-Toolen) in No. 1 doubles, where they narrowly lost to Le and Eresto de Diego 9-8.

 

The Bulldogs return to action Feb. 9 when Jones County visits the MGCCC Tennis Complex. The match starts at 1 p.m.

Match results

Singles

No. 1. Travis Bell (MGCCC) def. Steven Le (LOYNO) 6-2, 6-4

No. 2. Galileo Cabrales (LOYNO) def. John Murphy (MGCCC) 6-1, 6-4

No. 3. Maxime Rumeau (LOYNO) def. Noah Rowell (MGCCC) 6-1, 6-1

No. 4. Ernesto de Diego (LOYNO) def. Noah Tippen (MGCCC) 6-1, 6-1

No. 5. Alexander DePascual (LOYNO) def. James Estrada (MGCCC) 6-1, 6-3

No. 6. Frederico Mercado (LOYNO) def. Reid Cudd (MGCCC) 6-4, 6-0

Doubles

No. 1. Steven Le/Ernesto de Diego (LOYNO) def. Travis Bell/John Murphy (MGCCC) 9-8

No. 2. Maxime Rumeau/Frederico Mercado (LOYNO) def. Noah Tippen/Noah Rowell (MGCCC) 8-6

No. 3. Galileo Cabrales/Alexander DePascual (LOYNO) def. James Estrada/Reid Cudd (MGCCC) 8-1

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