Vanguard 9, Mobile 0
MOBILE, Ala. — Yahor Kryvaruchka led the Lions with a 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles in the first round of the NAIA National Championship Tuesday.
Samdro Bucher (No. 2), Robin Wagner (No. 3), Alexandre Piccin (No. 4), Radek Rosiak (No. 5) and Garrett Gillon (No. 6) also won in singles for Vanguard (8-13).
Kryvaruchka and Bucher scored a big 9-7 win in doubles, where VU swept too.
The Lions play against Xavier in the second round Wednesday.
Vanguard 8, Bethel 1
MOBILE, Ala — Gabriela Bergmanova won at No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-0, to higlight the Lions' victory in the first round of the NAIA National Championship Tuesday.
Kateryna Malakhova (No. 2), Anna Valingsten (No. 3), Ekaterina Gabashvili (No. 4) and Brittnie Furuvald (No. 5) also won in singles for Vanguard (11-10).
The Lions will face Brenau in the second round Wednesday.