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Men's Tennis Sweeps Matches vs. Duquesne, Youngstown State
The UMBC men’s tennis team (3-1) enjoyed the weekend, sweeping matches vs. host Duquesne, 4-3, and
On Saturday, UMBC dropped the doubles point to the Dukes, but won a trio of three-set matches to spark four of six singles wins. No. 1 Chris Meyer (New Market,
Newcomers Gaulthier Berret (Lagny
"From the opening point in doubles this was an all-out battle at every position,” head coach Rob Hubbard said. “Our men were able to come from behind because of their resolve to never give up.
That resolve showed as Phiri and Berret were able to come from behind in their third sets to win and set the stage for Joseph Adewumi to close out his third set with the fourth and final point for the Retrievers."
Against the Penguins on Sunday, UMBC captured the doubles point and dropped just one set in singles. Senior No. 2 Fredi Voorman (
"Today's match vs. YSU was a testament to the men's mental toughness as they were able to take the court 12 hours after their hard-fought, come-from-behind victory over Duquesne,” Hubbard said “While we may not have played our best tennis, the team was determined to finish the weekend with a victory. It speaks a great deal about our team pride."
UMBC 4, Duquesne 3
No. 1 Chris Meyer, UMBC def. Jeremy McClelland, D, 6-2, 6-4
No. 2 Mikhael Rasner, D, def. Fredi Voorman, UMBC, 6-3, 6-4
No. 3 Gaulthier Berret, UMBC def.
No. 4 Mark Maciuch, D, def. Adam Duprat, UMBC, 6-3, 6-4
No. 5 Mwalimu Phiri, UMBC, def. Bryan Roberts, D, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
No. 6 Joe Adewumi, UMBC def. Gustavo Villares, D, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5
No. 1 Maciuch/Steve Herchko, D, def. Allen Tsang/Voorman, UMBC, 9-8 (5)
No. 2 Rasner/Roberts, D, def. Meyer/Phiri, UMBC, 8-3
No. 1 Tariq Ismail, Y, def. Chris Meyer, 3-6, 6-3, (10-3)
No. 2 Fredi Voorman, UMBC, def. Felipe Rosa, Y, 6-3, 7-6 (3)
No. 3 Adam Duprat, UMBC, def. Robert Emig, Y, 6-1, 6-2
No. 4 Gaulthier Berret, UMBC, def. Patrick Hamning, Y, 1-0, ret.
No. 5 Joe Adewumi, UMBC def. Chris Leson, Y, 6-0, 6-1
No. 6 Mwalimu Phiri, UMBC, won, default
No. 1. Allen Tsang/Voorman, UMBC, def. Ismail/Rosa, Y, 8-4
No. 2 Meyer/Phiri, UMBC, def. Hamning/Leson, Y, 8-4
No. 3 Logan Bricker/Berret, UMBC, won, default