Musketeers Pick Up Win over Hawaii

Mesa Mei picked up a singles and doubles win for the Musketeers.

Mesa Mei picked up a singles and doubles win for the Musketeers.

March 1, 2013

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Honolulu - The Xavier men's tennis team picked up a hard fought win over the University of Hawaii on Thursday, winning 4-3.

Mesa Mei, Brandon MacDonald, and Adam Krull all picked up singles victories to put the Musketeers in position to win the match. In doubles, Mesa Mei and Jimmy Roebker won 8-6, and Michael Moe and Zach Mueck won 8-4 to give the Musketeers the match win.

Coach Eric Toth was very pleased with the way the Musketeers rebounded from their loss the previous day, saying "today was such a nice rebound from yesterday's loss. We competed at such a higher level and played a complete match from start to finish. Hopefully this win and the way we got it done really sticks with this group as we head into our important remaining matches and beyond."

Xavier 4, Hawai`i 3

Singles competition
1. Jonathan Brooklyn (UH) def. Jimmy Roebker (XU) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
2. Mesa Mei (XU) def. Dmytro Kovalyov (UH) 7-6, 2-6, 6-2
3. Jared Spiker (UH) def. Zach Mueck (XU) 6-2, 6-0
4. Brandon MacDonald (XU) def. Chas Okamoto (UH) 6-2, 6-3
5. Adam Krull (XU) def. Danilo Casanova (UH) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
6. Nils Schuhmann (UH) def. Freddy Abunku (XU) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Jimmy Roebker/Mesa Mei (XU) def. Jonathan Brooklyn/Chas Okamoto (UH) 8-6
2. Jared Spiker/David Schuster (UH) def. Philip Diaz/Patrick Bandy (XU) 8-3
3. Michael Moe/Zach Mueck (XU) def. Danilo Casanova/Dmytro Kovalyov (UH) 8-4

Match Notes:
Xavier 10-2
Hawai`i 2-5
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (3,6,4,5,2,1)