Baldwin Wallace University Menís Tennis Team Defeats Gordon (Mass.), 9-0, in Hilton Head (S.C.)
BEREA, OHIO ó The Baldwin Wallace University menís tennis team defeated Gordon (Mass.) College, 9-0, on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 in Hilton Head, South Carolina on the third day of its annual spring break trip. With the victory, BW improves to 8-1 this season.
In addition to remaining undefeated, BW and veteran Head Coach Brian Rector, who has a 334-71 career record in 20 seasons, is seeking to lead the Yellow Jackets to a seventh 20-win season in the past eight years.
In its 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) were all victorious.
In doubles action, the No.1 duo of Kucera and Lachman, 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) all won.
BW wraps up its annual Spring Break Trip in Hilton Head tomorrow when it plays Trine (Ind.) University at 10:00 a.m.
The Yellow Jackets open the 2009 northern schedule against Notre Dame College (of Ohio) on Friday, March 20 on the ďPopĒ Collins Courts in Berea at 5:00 p.m. The Ohio Athletic Conference season begins on Saturday, March 28 when they host Mount Union College at the ďPopĒ Collins Courts at 1:00 p.m. The 2009 OAC Tournament begins on April 30 at the Lindner Family Courts in Mason, Ohio.
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Final Aggate Results:
Baldwin Wallace University versus Gordon (Mass.) College
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at the Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort
in Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Final Score: Baldwin Wallace -- 9, Gordon -- 0
No. 1: Kucera (BW) def.Gaudio (GC) 6-4, 6-3; No. 2: Lachman (BW) def. Larson (GC) 6-0, 6-1; No. 3: Redd (BW) def. Quinion (GC) 6-2, 6-3; No. 4: Trzeciak (BW) def. Musser (GC) 6-2, 6-1; No. 5: Burris (BW) def. Williamson (GC) 6-1, 6-0; No. 6: Orens (BW) def. Cornwall (GC) 6-0, 6-1
No. 1: Kucera/Lachman (BW) def. Gaudio/Larson (GC) 8-0; No. 2: Redd/Z. Long (BW) def. Quinion/Williamson (GC) 8-4; No. 3: Trzeciak/T. Long (BW) def. Musser/Hayner (GC) 8-4