ATHENS, GA. - The University of North Carolina's season for the history books ended Thursday in the first round of doubles at the NCAA Men's Tennis Championships at the University of Georgia's Dan Magill Tennis Center.
25th-ranked Brett Clark and Brayden Schnur fell in the opening round to the 17th-ranked duo of Jordan Angus and Malte Stropp of Mississippi State 7-5, 6-3.
Clark and Schnur end their season with an 18-6 mark in doubles play.
Carolina finished 2013-14 with a school record 27 dual match victories. UNC also advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals in the team competition for only the second time in school history, the previous occasion being 1992.
Coach Sam Paul's team will return its entire roster for 2014-15 with the exception of Nelson Vick, who played #6 singles and #2 doubles. Vick had an outstanding senior year, winning more than 20 matches in both singles and doubles. He was UNC's ACC Senior Scholarship Award winner for having the highest grade point average amongst all male student-athletes in the Class of 2014 at Carolina.