MGCCC notches 5 more wins at nationals

MGCCC notches 5 more wins at nationals

No. 14 Mississippi Gulf Coast picked up five more wins Wednesday at the NJCAA Division I Men's Tennis Tournament in Plano, Texas.


In the consolation bracket, Travis Bell (Fr, Jackson/Calloway), Reid Cudd (Fr, Wiggins/Stone) and Brett Bowen (So, Oxford/Oxford) won their quarterfinal singles matches.


Bell and John Murphy (Fr, Mobile, Ala./McGill-Toolen) won their No. 1 doubles quarterfinals in the back draw, as did Noah Tippen (So, Trussville, Ala./Hewitt-Trussville) and Noah Rowell (Fr, Wiggins/Stone) in No. 2 doubles.


Rowell got knocked out of the No. 4 singles quarterfinals in the main draw by top-seeded Reid Feehan of Tyler.


Gulf Coast is tied for 15th in the team standings with 10 points. The consolation semifinals take place Thursday, with the finals scheduled for Friday.

NJCAA Division I Men's Championship

Plano, Texas

Tuesday results

Main Draw

No. 4 singles quarterfinal: (1) Reid Feehan (Tyler) def. Noah Rowell (MGCCC) 6-2, 6-0

Consolation Bracket

No. 1 singles quarterfinal: Travis Bell (MGCCC) def. Tomas Parra Pozo (Harford) 3-6, 6-2, 10-7

No. 3 singles quarterfinal: Giovanni Fragalle (Barton) def. Noah Tippen (MGCCC) 6-1, 6-1

No. 5 singles quarterfinal: Reid Cudd (MGCCC) def. Hunter Manley (Wallace State) 6-4, 6-0

No. 6 singles quarterfinal: Brett Bowen (MGCCC) def. Chris Malayan (Paradise Valley) 6-3, 4-6, 11-9

No. 1 doubles quarterfinal: Travis Bell-John Murphy (MGCCC) def. Chisomo Lumeta-Gueninle Ouattara walkover

No. 2 doubles quarterfinal: Noah Tippen-Noah Rowell (MGCCC) def. Luke Bowden-Toddric Stallworth (Wallace State) 7-5, 6-0

No. 3 doubles quarterfinal: Chris Malayan-Tim Schlum (Paradise Valley) def. Brett Bowen-Reid Cudd (MGCCC) 1-6, 7-5, 10-4

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