Elon Men's Tennis earned its first win of the season at home on Wednesday, Feb. 11 against Campbell University. With the 5-2 victory over the Camels, the Phoenix improve its record to 1-6.
Seniors Jordan Kaufman and Brian Kowalski both won their courts handily in two sets. Sophomore Chris Humphreys pulled out a victory in a third set tiebreaker, against Campbell's Lorenz Schwab. And securing the win for the Phoenix was senior Stefan Fortmann with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 win at the number one position against Steven Billington.
The Phoenix began the match with a 1-0 lead after doubles thanks to the two wins from No. 1 seed Fortmann and Kowalski (8-5) and No. 2 seed Kaufman and Juan Madrid (8-4).
The team will be back on court at home Saturday, Feb. 14 for a doubleheader against North Carolina A&T and Presbyterian College. Play will begin at 10:00 a.m. as the team faces the Aggies, followed by a 1:30 p.m. matchup against Presbyterian.