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Men's Tennis begins fall season at Steve Baras Fall Classic

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Men’s tennis kicked off their fall season this weekend at the Steve Baras Fall Classic hosted by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

After a slow start on day one, the Bisons gained a win in doubles from James Murrell and Chad Pierron over Alex Butnarcuic and Chase Price of UTC 8-5. Murrell and Pierron advanced to the quarterfinals.

Joe McArdle and Andy Mizell lost a close match to Belmont’s Rafael Motos and Zach Zola falling 9-8.

In day two James Murrell defeated UNCG’s Jacob Wright in the semifinals main draw 6-3, 2-6, and 6-4.

Chad Pierron defeated Alabama-Birmingham’s John Holliman 7-6 (4), 6-2 in the consolation quarterfinals.

The Bisons will finish up the action on Sunday in Chattanooga.