Men's Tennis Rolls in Singles Play to Defeat Bryant, 4-1

Men's Tennis Rolls in Singles Play to Defeat Bryant, 4-1

Baltimore, Md -- After dropping the doubles point, the UMBC Men's Tennis team swept Bryant in singles to earn a 4-1 victory over the Bulldogs on Sunday. 

Justin Carter and Alex Drean took their doubles match 6-2, but Bryant's number's one and three teams took their matched 6-4 and 6-1, respectively. Melker Svard dispatched Oliver Welsh, 6-1, 6-2 at number two singles, before Eliott Loubatie took his match from Art Jakubowski, 6-3, 6-4 at number four to put UMBC up 2-1. Carter knocked off Max Vogt, 6-1, 6-4 in the number one spot and Drean clinched the match with a 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory at number three over Luke Lorenz. 

Vijay Golla was leading Rich Sipala 7-6, 5-3 at number six, and Biyik Akinshemoyin was trailing his number five match against Jorge Ortiz, 6-7, 2-3 when the Retrievers clinched the match. 

Doubles

1.-Nick Lamant/Mike Plutt, B, def. Melker Svard/Eliott Loubatie, UMBC ,  6-4

2.-Justin Carter/Alex Drean, UMBC def. Max Vogt/Luke Lorenz, B, 6-2

3.- Jorge Ortiz/Josh Kliger, B, def. Biyik Akinshemoyin/Kevin Hsieh, UMBC, 6-1

Singles

  1. Carter def. Vogt, 6-1, 6-4
  2. Svard def. Oliver Walsh, 6-1, 6-2
  3. Drean def. Lorenz, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
  4. Loubatie def. Art Jakubowski, 6-3, 6-4
  5. Ortiz led Akinshemoyin,  7-6, 3-2, DNF
  6. Golla led Rich Sipala, 7-6, 5-3, DNF