Methodist Sweeps Randolph in Men's Tennis Opener

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Men's tennis opened its season with a 9-0 loss at the hands of perennial powerhouse Methodist.

A team that finished 17-3 last year, Methodist (1-0) took each set in the singles matches to cruise to victory.

In doubles action, the team of Daniil Lyalko (Reisterstown, Md./Park School of Baltimore) and JT von Seggern (McLean, Va./Langley) fell 8-1 at the top spot.

Trevor Johnson (Titusville, N.J./Hopewell Valley Central) and Doug Corbett (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) fell 8-3 at No. 2 and Q Manglapus (Falls Church, Va.) and Zach Dales (Albuquerque, N.M./Albuquerque) lost 8-1.