Baldwin Wallace University Menís Tennis Team Defeats Notre Dame College (of Ohio), 9-0, in Berea
BEREA, OHIO ó The Baldwin Wallace University menís tennis team defeated Notre Dame College (of Ohio), 9-0, today (Friday, March 20, 2009) at the Pop Collins Tennis Courts in Berea. With the victory, BW picks up its fourth consecutive win and improves to 11-1 on the season.
BW veteran Head Coach Brian Rector, who has compiled a 337-71 career record in 20 seasons, is seeking to lead the Yellow Jackets to a seventh 20-win season in the past eight years.
In BWís victory, senior number-one singles player Jim Kucera (Mentor), sophomore No.2 player Matt Lachman (Cleveland Heights/ Lakewood St. Edward), junior No. 3 Andy Redd (Archbold), freshman No. 4 Alex Trzeciak (Avon Lake), sophomore No. 5 Sam Burris (Wooster/ Senior) and sophomore No. 6 Bobby Irwin (Ashland/ Senior) all defeated their opponents in straight sets.
In doubles action, the No.1 duo of Kucera and Lachman defeated Notre Dameís Jimmy Goodwin and Andy Sherman, 8-1. The No.2 team of Redd and senior Zach Long (Ashland/ Senior) and the No.3 tandem of Trzeciak and freshman Taylor Long (Ashland/ Senior) also were victorious, 8-5 and 8-4, respectively.
BW opens Ohio Athletic Conference play tomorrow (Saturday, March 21) when the Yellow Jackets travel to New Concord, Ohio to play Muskingum College at 2:00 p.m. BWís next home match is next Saturday March 28, when the Jackets host OAC rival Mount Union College at the Pop Collins Tennis Courts in Berea at 1:00 p.m.
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Final Aggate Results:
Baldwin Wallace University versus Notre Dame College (of Ohio)
Friday, March 20, 2009 at the Pop Collins Tennis Courts
in Berea, Ohio.
Final Score: Baldwin Wallace -- 9, Notre Dame College -- 0
No. 1: Kucera (BW) def. Goodwin (NDC), 6-1,6-2; No. 2: Lachman (BW) def. Sherman (NDC), 7-5, 6-2; No. 3: Redd (BW) def. Roche (NDC), 6-2, 6-1; No. 4: Trzeciak (BW) def. Becktell (NDC), 6-0, 6-0; No. 5: Burris (BW) def. Enthoven (NDC), 6-1, 6-2; No. 6: Irwin (BW) def. Morris (NDC), 6-0, 6-1.
No. 1: Kucera-Lachman (BW) def. Goodwin-Sherman (NDC), 8-1; No. 2: Redd-Z. Long (BW) def. Roche-Morris (NDC), 8-5; No. 3: Trzeciak-T. Long (BW) def. Becktell-Enthoven (NDC), 8-4.