Men's Tennis


BW Men’s Tennis Team Defeats NCAA Division II Lake Erie, 9-0, for Sweep and Improves to 6-0

Tyler Beaton

Box Score | Updated Season Statistics

The Baldwin Wallace University men’s tennis team defeated NCAA Division II Lake Erie College, 9-0, tonight (Saturday, February 18, 2012) at the North Ridge Racquet Club.  The victory gave the Yellow Jackets a sweep for the day as BW beat Defiance College, 9-0, at the Paramount Racquet Club in Medina this afternoon.

With its victory, BW improved to 6-0 this season and 4-0 during the winter portion of its schedule. The Jackets conclude the winter portion of their schedule next Saturday, Feb. 25 when they play Ohio Wesleyan University and host Oberlin College in a pair of matches at Oberlin.

In singles play against Lake Erie, senior number one player Alex Trzeciak (Avon Lake) won by the score 6-1, 6-1, junior No.2 player Joe Horvath (North Royalton) won 6-0, 6-0 , junior No.3 player Kyle Patterson (Wooster/ Triway) won 6-0, 6-0, freshman No.4 player Alex Kearney (North Olmsted) won 6-2, 6-0, senior No.5 player Alexandre Bourdiaux (Paris, FRANCE/Lycee Saint Dominique)won 6-0, 6-0 and junior No.6 player Tyler Beaton (Bemus Point, N.Y./Maple Grove) won 6-0, 6-0.

In doubles action, the No.1 duo of Trzeciak and Bourdiaux won 8-3, the No.2 tandem of Horvath and Beaton won 8-3 and the No.3 team of Patterson and senior Taylor Long (Ashland) won 8-0.

Following its matches at Oberlin next Saturday, the Yellow Jackets are idle until opening play on their annual Spring Break Trip to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina from March 3-10. BW opens action against St. John Fisher (N.Y.) University on March 4 at 6:30 p.m.

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FINAL SCORE:   Baldwin Wallace University -- 9, Lake Erie -- 0

Singles competition
No. 1: Alex Trzeciak (BW) def. Corey Meek (LEC); 6-1, 6-1
No 2: Joe Horvath (BW) def. Austin Opfer (LEC); 6-0, 6-0
No 3: Kyle Patterson (BW) def. Kyle O’Dell (LEC); 6-0, 6-0
No. 4: Alex Kearney (BW) def. Jacob Marsinick (LEC); 6-2, 6-0
No. 5: Alexandre Bourdiaux (BW) def. Nick Cozad (LEC); 6-0, 6-0
No. 6: Tyler Beaton (BW) def. Stewart Bath (LEC); 6-0, 6-0

No. 1: Alex Trzeciak/Alexandre Bourdiaux (BW) def. Austin Opfer/Kyle O’Dell (LEC); 8-3
No. 2: Tyler Beaton/Joe Horvath (BW) def. Corey Meek/Jacob Marsinick (LEC); 8-3
No. 3: Kyle Patterson/Taylor Long (BW) def. Nick Cozad/Stewart Bath (LEC); 8-0


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