R-MA Varsity Tennis Fights Back for Win
3/15/12 The Boys' Tennis team won their first Delaney Athletic Conference match of the season with an improbable comeback at Fredericksburg Academy, 4-3. With the Jackets trailing 3-2 after singles, R-MA managed to win both doubles and pull out the dramatic victory.
Ian Richardson '12 and Van Nguyen '13 teamed together at number 1 doubles and quickly found themselves down, 4-1 in a race to 8 games. The duo dug deep and turned things around by winning 7 of the next 9 games for an 8-6 win that tied the overall match at 3. Soon after, Emerson Koerber '12 and Jae Hoon Shin '12 won the decisive match at number 2 doubles, 8-2. Koerber and Nguyen helped keep the Jackets in the match with wins at number 2 and 3 singles respectively. Nguyen also had a big comeback in singles falling being 3-0 before winning 8 of the next 9 games for the 8-4 win. Austin Lee '15 played well in defeat at number 5 singles.
R-MA is now 1-0 in the DAC and 2-0 overall.