Annapolis, Md. (November 11, 2018) - Two Mountaineer duos claimed second place in the final day of the Navy Gold Invite on Sunday. Alonso Garcia and Gabriel Santos tabbed second place in the Flight A Red Draw while Evan Hine and Jean Armstrong grabbed second place in the Flight B Red Draw.
In Flight D, Mount St. Mary's junior Jean Armstrong edged Dan Tan from St. Joe's 6-4, 2-6, 10-7. With the win, Armstrong took home seventh place in Flight D. Evan Hine and Chris Lindsey also won seventh place but in Flight F and Flight G. Hine toppled St. Joe's Sam Sauter 6-2, 7-5 in the seventh place matchup in Flight F. Lindsey knocked off St. Joe's Alex Macneil 6-2, 7-6 in the Flight G seventh place match.
In Flight C, Alonso Garcia was topped 6-4, 6-1 by JanOskar Kjellberg from Navy in the fifth place matchup. Garcia walked away with sixth place in Flight C. Gabriel Santos was downed 6-4, 6-1 by George Washington's Mason Liu in the fifth place match in Flight E. Santos grabbed sixth place in Flight E.
The Mount duo of Alonso Garcia and Gabriel Santos squeaked by St. Joe's Luis Janko and Dan Tan 7-5 in the Semifinals of the Red Draw in Flight A that moved them into the championship match. In the first place matchup, Garcia and Santos were topped 6-3 by Morgan State's Shrey Gupta and Nihit Rawal.
In the Red Draw of Flight B, Evan Hine and Jean Armstrong downed St. Joe's Scott Battaglia and Alex Macneil 6-4 in the Semifinals but the Mountaineer team dropped the first place matchup 7-5 to La Salle's Colin Lucius and Conner Merrill.
The Mountaineers return to action after Winter break.