Men's Tennis Takes Down Virginia Wesleyan in Spring Season Opener

BRIDGEWATER, Va. - On a cold and windy afternoon, the Bridgewater Eagles men's tennis team fired on all cylinders en route to a 9-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan in the 2010 spring season opener.

Senior Chris Radke got the Eagles off on the right foot with a hard fought 7, 5, 4-6 (10-7) victory at number one singles.

Newcomer Peter Hawkins took down Zac Bartley in straight sets by  identical 6-3 tallies at number two, while Brad DeWitt did easy work of Donnie Greathouse at number three by a 6-0, 6-1 score.

Teddy Callow picked up the 6-1, 6-2 victory at number four, Brent Floyd was victorious at number five by a 6-0, 6-1 score, while Martin Donaire rounded things out for the Eagles with a solid 6-1, 6-0 victory at number six.

In doubles action, Radke and DeWitt teamed up to score an 8-1 victory at number one.

The combination of Callow and Hawkins won at number two by the same 8-1 tally, while Floyd and Donaire won easily at number three by an 8-0 margin.

Bridgewater's men are back in action on Wednesday when the squad heads up I-81 for a showdown with Shenandoah.