Men's Tennis Collects Another Win By Defeating Temple
Feb. 16, 2014
CINCINNATI, OH - The men's tennis team handled its business for the second day in a row defeating the Temple Owls with a score of 6-1.
After defeating the St. Joseph's Hawks prior to this match-up, 7-0, the musketeers picked up where they left off against the Owls.
In doubles, Mei and Roebker continued on with their impressive play knocking off Santiago Canete and Hernan Vasconez 6-2. With the win Mei and Roebker move to 6-1 on the season. Krull and Michael Moe also tagged teamed up to defeat Hicham Belkisser and Nicolas Paulus 6-3. With the win it puts them at 5-4 on the season.
"I felt our guys did a very good job getting through the early stages of doubles when Temple's energy and level of play were way up to stay even with them and then inch away on a couple of courts to win the first point." Head Coach Eric Toth reported. "We played well all night and had to, as Temple really played a good match and competed very well tonight. It was a great road trip and weekend for our team which will help us heading into next week's crucial matches on the schedule."
The Musketeers will look to keep their win streak alive when the face off against Ball State, Feb. 19th, at 1 p.m. Be sure to support X!
1.Mesa Mei/Jimmy Roebker (XU) def. Santiago Canete/Hernan Vasconez (TU) 6-2
2.Adam Krull/Michael Moe (XU) def. Hicham Belkisser/Nicolas Paulus (TU) 6-3
3.Brian Carman/Zach Mueck (XU) led Kristian Marquart/Vineet Naran (TU) 5-4, DNF