Freshman Jeremy Schneider won in two straight sets in singles play.
April 2, 2014
CINCINNATI - The Xavier men's tennis team kept its home winning streak intact by sweeping the Raiders of Wright State, 7-0.
Seniors Jimmy Roebker and Mesa Mei led by example, in singles, by each knocking off their opponents in dominating fashion. Roebker (8-11) obtained his victory by default after injury ceased play. Mei (13-6) edged off Michal Lyzwa 6-1, 6-2. Junior Freddy Abunku (7-5) defeated James Trevino 6-4, 6-3. Sophomores Zach Mueck and Adam Krull also respectively earned big wins, defeating their opponents to help improve the Musketeers to 10-9 record on the season.
In doubles, Krull and Schneider defeated Mason Bourbon and Kurill Kultinov, 8-2. Matt Bishop and Mueck also captured a win against Aaron Madaris and James Trevino with a score of 8-1.
"We have a big week this week and it was nice to start it off with a win." Head Coach Eric Toth stated. "We look forward to playing well and hopefully earning our first BIG EAST win on Friday. Georgetown will undoubtedly present a challenge. Their guys appear to compete well and we will need to bring it from start to finish."
With stellar play, April 2nd, the Musketeers improve to a perfect 4-0 when playing at home.
1. Jimmy Roebker (XU) def. Hayden Joblin (WSU) 4-2, Retired Due To Injury
2. Mesa Mei (XU) def. Michal Lyzwa (WSU) 6-1, 6-3
3. Zach Mueck (XU) def. Aaron Madaris (WSU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Adam Krull (XU) def. Mason Bourbon (WSU) 7-5, 6-0
5. Freddy Abunku (XU) def. James Trevino (WSU) 6-4, 6-3
6. Jeremy Schneider (XU) def. Kirill Kultinov (WSU) 6-1, 6-1
1. Mesa Mei/Jimmy Roebker (XU) led Michal Lyzwa/Hayden Joblin (WSU) 5-2, DNF
2. Adam Krull/Jeremy Schneider (XU) def. Mason Bourbon/Kirill Kultinov (WSU) 8-2
3. Matt Bishop/Zach Mueck (XU) def. Aaron Madaris/James Trevino (WSU) 8-1
Wright State 9-10
Order of Finish: Doubles (3,2,DNF) Singles (1,3,2,6,4,5)