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Men's Tennis - Mon, Apr. 15, 2013

ST. LOUIS – Missouri Baptist posted one victory over the weekend in two difficult matches against Washington University and Missouri Valley College. After suffering a 9-0 loss to the Bears on Friday, the team dropped its second of the weekend to Vikings, 8-1.

Missouri Baptist struggled over the weekend, but did play at a high level at times, especially at No. 1 and No. 2. In doubles, Mike Rubinelli and Drew Morris played extremely well and received narrow defeats. Against Washington University's Max Franklin and Naveen Chadalavada, the team lost 8-6. On Saturday, MBU's No. 1 duo nearly broke through, but lost to Missouri Valley's Wesley Ny and Brock Hughes 9-7.

The lone victory of the weekend came on Saturday. Morris won his match against Lucas Oliverio 5-7, 6-4, 10-6. Morris, the sophomore from Kirkwood, Mo. played at a high level throughout the weekend.

The Spartans are scheduled to take on Concordia Seminary next on Tuesday, April 16 at 4:30 p.m. at Concordia.

 

Washington University

Doubles

1 Max Franklin and Naveen Chadalavada WU defeated Mike Rubinelli and Drew Morris MBU 8-6

2 Kevin Chu and Eric Zishka WU defeated Conner Stevenson and Tanner Morris MBU 8-1

3 Parker Chang and Seth Sankary WU defeated Cole Stevenson and Kirk Tass MBU 8-1

 

Singles

1 Kevin Chu WU defeated Drew Morris MBU 6-3 6-3

2 Parker Chang Wu defeated Mike Rubinelli MBU 6-2 7-6

3 Naveen Chadalavada WU defeated Conner Stevenson MBU 6-2 6-1

4 Eric Zishka WU defeated Ian Furey MBU 6-0 6-0

5 Josh Cogan WU defeated Cole Stevenson MBU 6-0 6-0

6 Amreet Mohanty WU defeated Kirk Tass MBU 6-3 6-0

  

Missouri Valley

Doubles

1 Wesley Ny and Brock Hughes MV defeated Mike Rubinelli and Drew Morris MBU 9-7

2 Lucas Oliveiro and Pablo Goicochea NV defeated Ian Furey and Kirk Tass MBU 8-5

3 Nathan Garrett and Jacob Hadler MV defeated Cole Stevenson and Tanner Morris MBU 8-2

 

Singles

1 Drew Morris MBU defeated Lucas Oliveiro MV 5-7 6-4 10-6

2 Pablo Goicochea NV defeated Mike Rubinelli MBU 6-2 6-3

3 Wesley Ny MV defeated Ian Furey MBU 6-3 6-1

4 Brock Hughes MV defeated Tanner Morris MBU 6-0 6-3

5 Nathan Garrett MV defeated Cole Stevenson MBU 6-0 6-3

6 Jacob Hader MV defeated Kirk Tass MBU 6-2 6-0

 
 
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