By James Vallone
ROME -– The Shorter Hawks tennis team split a road trip this weekend within Gulf South Conference action, picking up the victory at Christian Brothers on Saturday before losing on Sunday at Delta State.
The Hawks picked up the quick, 5-0 win at CBU on Saturday. Only two doubles matches were played, with the teams of Romain Lefevre/Romain Ferreira and Arturo Lifshitz/Colt Kelley each picking up the 8-0 victory.
When singles action picked up, Lefevre, Ferreira, and Marc Guerry all won in two sets. Lefevre won his match, 6-1, 6-0, while both Ferreira and Guerry were 6-0, 6-0 winners.
Delta State claimed the victory on day two of the road trip for the Hawks, 6-3.
The Hawks won the top doubles match, with the duo of Lefevre/Ferreira picking up the 8-6 victory.
Ferreira won his No. 2 singles match, 6-0, 6-1, while Guerry claimed a 6-4, 6-1 singles victory.
The Hawks now will host Valdosta State and West Florida on the campus of Shorter on March 15 and 16.