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Emory & Henry Men's Tennis Rolls Past Bluefield, 6-1, Thursday At Home

Alvaro Garcia awaits a serve.

EMORY, Va. - The Emory & Henry College Men's Tennis Team (11-6) ran its winning streak to seven matches with a 6-1 victory over Bluefield University (0-8) Thursday afternoon.

The Basics
FINAL SCORE - Emory & Henry 6, Bluefield 1
LOCATION - Emory, Virginia
VENUE - Richardson Tennis Courts
RECORDS - Emory & Henry (11-6); Bluefield (0-8, 0-5 AAC)

How It Happened
E&H started the match with a 2-0 lead as the fifth and sixth singles flights were left unfilled by the Rams. In doubles, the Wasps earned the point as senior Archer Marlow (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) and freshman Juan Alvarez (Metepec, MEXICO) won 6-3 at No. 1, senior Brandon McGuire (Christiansburg, Va.) and freshman Corey Garrity (Spartanburg, S.C.) took a 6-2 victory at No. 2 and senior Tyler Wills (Rochelle, Va.) and Alvaro Garcia (Madrid, SPAIN) won by default at No. 3.

Alvarez picked up a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles while Garrity dropped only one game - 6-0, 6-1 - at No. 4. Marlow also earned a victory at the second singles flight - 6-1, 6-4.

The Results

Singles Competition
1. Juan Agudelo (BLUE) def. Brandon McGuire (E&H) 6-3, 6-4
2. Archer Marlow (E&H) def. Juan Ayala (BLUE) 6-1, 6-4
3. Juan Alvarez (E&H) def. Llorenc Guzman (BLUE) 6-0, 6-0
4. Corey Garrity (E&H) def. Jared Hoch (BLUE) 6-0, 6-1
5. Alvaro Garcia (E&H) def. No player (BLUE), by default
6. Tyler Wills (E&H) def. No player (BLUE), by default

Doubles Competition
1. Archer Marlow/Juan Alvarez (E&H) def. Juan Agudelo/Juan Ayala (BLUE) 6-3
2. Brandon McGuire/Corey Garrity (E&H) def. Jared Hoch/Llorenc Guzman (BLUE) 6-2
3. Alvaro Garcia/Tyler Wills (E&H) def. No player/No player (BLUE), by default

Up Next
Emory & Henry will host Johnson & Wales (N.C.) University on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. The match will serve as Senior Day for the Wasps.