K.J. McClay (pictured) was the top performer for the men against Loyola
K.J. McClay (pictured) was the top performer for the men against Loyola

March 26, 2013

Final Stats

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – The University of Maryland Eastern Shore men’s tennis team was upended by Loyola (Md.) on Saturday afternoon as the Hawks fell to the Greyhounds, 7-0. The loss was the sixth consecutive for UMES to begin the season as the team was swept in both singles and doubles play.

UMES (0-6) saw Kijontray McClay (San Diego, Calif.) register the best day as the junior scored three points at No. 2 singles in a 6-1, 6-2 defeat. Junior Joseph Journey (Detroit, Mich.) fell 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 singles, while junior Wirlen Elame (Silver Spring, Md.) was blanked at top singles.

McClay and Elame teamed up to lose 8-1 in No. 1 doubles and UMES was unable to field a team in the second doubles match. The Hawks allowed Loyola (6-3) to tally three wins by default in singles and one in doubles.

UMES returns to play on Sunday, March 31 with a MEAC double dip against Coppin State and Norfolk State. The Hawks will begin play at 10 a.m. against Coppin State and will conclude play on the day with a 4 p.m. match against Norfolk State.

For complete recaps, results and news of Hawk athletics, please visit www.umeshawks.com



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