Men's Tennis

 
October 4, 2009

Floyd-Gower Doubles Title Leads Eagles in Final Day of ITA Regional Championships

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - The duo of Brent Floyd and Tim Gower went a perfect 4-0 on the weekend and was victorious in the finals of the B3 Doubles flight as the Bridgewater Eagles men's tennis team wrapped up the weekend of competition at the ITA Regional Championships at the University of Mary Washington.

Floyd and Gower cruised in the consolation finals by an 8-4 score before taking a hard-fought victory in a tiebreak by a 9-8 (3) score to win the B3 Doubles flight.

Floyd and Gower were both exceptional in singles play as well. Floyd reached the also exceptional in singles play, reaching the B5 singles final, before falling in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4. Gower earned a pair of 6-1, 6-1 victories in the consolation quarter and semi-finals before falling in the finals by a 6-2, 6-3 score.

In the B2 singles bracket, Peter Hawkins wrapped up the day with a 2-1 mark, reaching the semi-finals before falling by a 6-1, 6-0 score. Hawkins also teamed up with Teddy Callow in the B2 doubles section where the tandem reached the semi-finals before falling by an 8-2 tally.

Brad DeWitt made the consolation semi-finals before falling 6-2, 6-2. DeWitt also competed in doubles action, teaming up with Chris Radke to place fourth on the weekend. DeWitt and Radke went 1-1 on the day, winning the consolation semi-final by injury default, before falling 8-4 in the consolation finals.

Bridgewater wrapped up the fall slate this weekend at Mary Washington and will be out of action the fall season begins on February 23 at Ferrum.