Baldwin Wallace University Menís Tennis Team Falls, 5-4, to Malone College
BEREA, OHIO -- The Baldwin Wallace University menís tennis team fell, 5-4, to Malone College tonight (Saturday, February 9, 2008) at the North Ridge Racquet Club in North Ridgeville. BW opened the day by beating Penn State Behrend College, 9-0, this afternoon at the Paramount Tennis Club in Medina, Ohio
For the Yellow Jackets in singles play, senior number one player James Daly (Akron/Firestone), won his match, 6-4, 6-1and freshman No.6 player Sam Burris (Wooster/Senior) won, 6-1, 6-0. For Daly, his victory was the school-record 83rd of his career.
In doubles play, the No.1 duo of Daly and junior Jim Kucera (Mentor) won their match, 8-4, and the No.2 tandem of freshmen Tyler Adams (Wheelerburg) and Matt Lachman (Cleveland Heights/St. Edward) won, 8-3.
The Yellow Jacket men are idle until next Saturday, Feb. 16 when they host cross-town rival Case Western Reserve University at Paramount at 1:00 p.m. and then play a nightcap match against Notre Dame College at 6:30 at North Ridge.
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Final Menís Tennis Aggate Results:
Final Score: Malone -- 5, Baldwin Wallace -- 4
SINGLES MATCHES: No.1: Daly (BW) defeated Christman (MC), 6-4, 6-1; No.2: Bowers (MC) def. Adams (BW), 6-7(7-3), 6-2, 6-2; No.3: Cairns (MC) def. Kucera (BW), 7-5, 4-6, 6-2; No.4: Rodd (MC) def. Redd (BW), 6-4, 6-7(10-8), 6-1; No.5: Springirth (MC), def. Lachman (BW), 7-6(7-4), 4-6, 6-4; No.6: Burris (BW) def. def. Yard (MC), 6-1, 6-0.
DOUBLES MATCHES: No.1: Daly-Kucera (BW) def. Christman-Bowers (MC), 8-4; No.2: Adams-Lachman (BW) def. Rodd-Springirth (MC), 8-3; No.3: Cairns-Frazier (MC) def. Redd-Long (BW) def. 9-8(7-1).