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Men's Tennis Falls to No. 34 N.C. State
Updated: Tuesday 02/15/2013 (ET)
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The William and Mary men's tennis team dropped its third match of the season to nationally-ranked competition, falling to No. 34-ranked N.C. State, 7-0, on Friday evening at the McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center. W&M fell to 2-3 on the year, while the Wolfpack improved to 5-3.

N.C. State claimed a close doubles point, winning in a tiebreak at No. 2. After the Wolfpack took the top pairs match, the Tribe twosome of junior John Banks and freshman Scott Huang pulled W&M even with an 8-4 triumph over Robbie Mudge and Simon Norenius at the No. 3 slot. Banks and Huang ran their ledger to 4-1, including a 2-0 mark in dual-match play. The initial point of the contest came down to No. 2 where the N.C. State team of Austin Powell and Beck Bond rallied past the W&M team of senior Anton Andersson and junior Ben Hoogland in a tiebreaker, 8-7 (5).

The Wolfpack swept the singles matches in clinching the team triumph. Beck Bond clinched the N.C. State win with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over the freshman Scott Huang at the No. 6 position.

The Tribe returns to action with a Sunday doubleheader at the McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center. The Green and Gold hosts instate foe Liberty at 9 a.m., before welcoming Norfolk State at 5 p.m. Live stats will be available for both matches at

#34 N.C. State 7, William and Mary 0
No. 1 - Robbie Mudge (N.C. State) def. Aaron Chaffee (W&M) - 6-1, 6-4
No. 2 - #125 Austin Powell (N.C. State) def. Anton Andersson (W&M) - 6-1, 6-0
No. 3 - Thomas Weigel (N.C. State) def. Ben Hoogland (W&M) - 6-3, 6-4
No. 4 - Sean Weber (N.C. State) def. Adrian Vodislav (W&M) - 6-4, 6-2
No. 5 - Simon Norenius (N.C. State) def. John Banks (W&M) - 6-1, 6-1
No. 6 - Beck Bond (N.C. State) def. Scott Huang (W&M) - 6-2, 6-2
Finishing Order: 2, 5, 6*, 3, 1, 4

No. 1 - #41 Weber/Thomson (N.C. State) def. Chaffee/Vodislav (W&M) - 8-3
No. 2 - Powell/Bond (N.C. State) def. Andersson/Hoogland (W&M) - 8-7 (5)
No. 3 - Banks/Huang (W&M) def. Mudge/Norenius (N.C. State) - 8-4
Finishing Order: 1, 3, 2*

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