No. 21 Rebels Fall to No. 12 Columbia
Feb. 11, 2018


NEW YORK -- In their second match of the road trip, the No. 21-ranked Ole Miss men's tennis team dropped a tight doubles point and could not mount a comeback in singles, falling to No. 12 Columbia at the Dick Savitt Tennis Center here Sunday.

In their first meeting at the ITA Kick-Off, Ole Miss won the doubles point, but this time Columbia grabbed wins on courts one and two to take the early lead. No. 15 ranked Tim Sandkaulen and Fabian Fallert suffered their first loss at No. 1 doubles, 6-4. No. 21 Zvonimir Babic and Filip Kraljevic led 3-1 at No. 2 doubles, but the Lions rallied there for a 7-5 win. Gustav Hansson and Finn Reynolds were in a tiebreaker at No. 3 doubles.

Grey Hamilton defeated Austen Huang 6-3, 6-4 at No. 4 singles to get the Rebels on the board, but Columbia picked up singles wins at three, one and six to close out the Rebels.

Quick Hits...
• The Rebels are now 8-2 on the season.
• This marked the Rebels' fourth top 25 matchup of the season.
Grey Hamilton improved to 6-1 in dual matches.

#12 Columbia 4, #21 Ole Miss 1

1. #28 Jack Lin/William Matheson (CU) def. #15 Tim Sandkaulen/Fabian Fallert (OM) 6-4 
2. No.7 Victor Pham/Jackie Tang (CU) def. No. 21 Zvonimir Babic/Filip Kraljevic (OM) 7-5 
3. Gustav Hansson/Finn Reynolds (OM) vs. Adam Ambrozy/Michael Rolski (CU) 6-6, sus.
Order of Finish: 1, 2
1. #15 Victor Pham (CU) def. #20 Gustav Hansson (OM) 6-3, 6-4 
2. #16 Tim Sandkaulen (OM) vs. Jack Lin (CU) 7-5, 1-4, sus.
3. #49 Jackie Tang (CU) def. Zvonimir Babic (OM) 6-1, 6-1
4. Grey Hamilton (OM) def. Austen Huang (CU) 6-3, 6-4
5. Fabian Fallert (OM) vs. Alex Keyser (CU) 4-6, 2-5, sus.
6. Timothy Wang def. Filip Kraljevic, 7-5, 6-3 
Order of Finish: 3, 4, 1, 6

Next up...
Ole Miss now begins preparations for the start of Southeastern Conference play, which kicks off March 2 at home against No. 6 Texas A&M. 

For more information on Ole Miss Men's Tennis, follow the Rebels on Twitter @OleMissMTennis, on Facebook at OleMissMTennis and on Instagram at OleMissMTennis, follow Coach Hansson on Twitter at @TennisToby.






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