Men's Tennis


BW Wins First Match of Spring Over Penn State Behrend, 9-0

Joe Horvath

Box Score | Updated Season Statistics

MEDINA, OHIO –  The Baldwin Wallace University men’s tennis team defeated Penn State Behrend University, 9-0, today (Saturday, February 11, 2012) at the Paramount Tennis Club.  This was the first winter-spring match for the Yellow Jackets.  BW also plays another match tonight when it faces Thiel College of Pennsylvania at 6:30 p.m. at the North Ridge Racquet Club in North Ridgeville.

The Yellow Jackets gained a 3-0 advantage in doubles.  The number one duo of seniors number one singles player Alex Trzeciak (Avon Lake) and senior No. 5 player Alexandre Bourdiaux (Paris, FRANCE/Lycee Saint Dominique) won 8-3, the No.2 tandem of junior No.2 player Joe Horvath (North Royalton) and Tyler Beaton (Bemus Point, N.Y./Maple Grove) won 8-1 and the No.3 duo of sophmore Brad Minrovic (Akron/Ellet) and senior Taylor Long (Ashland/ Senior) won by an 8-1 shutout.

In singles play, BW again dominated as Trzeciak won at No.1 by the scores of 3-6, 7-5, and 10-5, Horvath won at No.2 by the scores of 6-0 and 6-3, Kearney won at No.3 by the scores of 6-0 and 6-1, freshman Kyle Patterson (Wooster/Triway) won at Np.4 by the scores of 6-0 and 6-1, senior No.5 player Bourdiaux won by the scores of 6-1 and 6-1 and Josh Pecinovsky (Columbus/Bishop Hartley)won at No.6 by the scores of 7-6(5), 3-6, and 10-5.

The Yellow Jackets will be back in action Feburary 18, when the play host to Defiance College.
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Baldwin Wallace 9, Penn State Behrend 0

Singles competition
1. Alex Trzeciak (BW-M) def. Taimi Ando (BEHM) 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-5)
2. Joe Horvath (BW-M) def. Chris Galvin (BEHM) 6-0, 6-3
3. Alexander Kearney (BW-M) def. Alex Prichard (BEHM) 6-0, 6-1
4. Kyle Patterson (BW-M) def. Raphael Bretz (BEHM) 6-0, 6-1
5. Alexandre Bourdiaux (BW-M) def. Lerdlarp Jaturapol (BEHM) 6-1, 6-1
6. Joshua Pecinovsky (BW-M) def. Marion Mason (BEHM) 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 10-5 (1-0)

Doubles competition
1. Alex Trzeciak/Alexandre Bourdiaux (BW-M) def. Taimi Ando/Chris Galvin (BEHM) 8-3
2. Tyler Beaton/Joe Horvath (BW-M) def. Alex Prichard/Lerdlarp Jaturapol (BEHM) 8-1
3. Taylor Long/Brad Minrovic (BW-M) def. Raphael Bretz/Marion Mason (BEHM) 8-1

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