Zach Mueck will advance to the second round of the ITA Regional Championships.
Oct. 11, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Early this morning, the men's tennis team took to the Dr. Robert L.Barksdale Tennis Stadium's courts in search of big wins.
In singles, Zach Mueck defeated Lipscomb's David Salazar in a two set battle, 6-4, 7-6(4). Senior Mesa Mei followed in his teammate's footsteps defeating Ball State's Patrick Elliot in two sets of, 6-2, each. The stellar sophomore Adam Krull was dealt the unfortunate hand for the musketeers this afternoon as Middle Tennessee's Aaron Jumonville defeated him in three sets, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.
In doubles, Krull and Moe were defeated by Chattanooga's Pavel Grigorjevs and Jorge Varon, 8-6. Mesa Mei and Jimmy Roebker were also defeated in a long hard fought battle, 8-7(4), to Wright State's Hayden Joblin and Ricardo Pineda.
Mueck will begin play for the musketeers tomorrow at 8:00 in the morning. Mesa Mei will follow and begin play 9:00. Lastly, Jimmy Roebker will have his first appearance in singles competition tomorrow at 9:30 a.m., after receiving a bye the first day of tournament play.
1.Mueck (XU) def. Salazar (Lipscomb) 6-4, 7-6(4)
2.Mei (XU) def. Elliot (Ball St.) 6-2, 6-2
3.Jumonville (Middle Tenn.) def. Krull (XU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
1.Grigorjevs/Varon (Chattanooga) def. Krull/Moe (XU) 8-6
2.Joblin/Pineda (Wright St.) def. Mei/Roebker (XU) 8-7(4)