Men’s Tennis Falls At Purdue

first_imgWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Drake University men’s tennis team fell to Purdue, 4-0, on Sunday at the Basham Courts. Singles competition1. Ricky Medinilla (PUR_M) vs. #73 Gillespie, Vinny (DU) 5-7, 7-5, 2-1, unfinished2. Gergely Madarasz (PUR_M) def. MacGeoch, Calum (DU) 6-4, 6-13. Benjamin Ugarte (PUR_M) vs. Stride, Ben (DU) 6-7 (6-8), 6-2, 0-1, unfinished4. Stephan Koenigsfest (PUR_M) def. Thorold, Barnaby (DU) 7-5, 7-6 (7-1)5. Dominik Sochurek (PUR_M) vs. Hands, Tom (DU) 1-6, 7-6 (7-3), 2-5, unfinished6. Athell Bennett (PUR_M) def. Wood, Ben (DU) 6-2, 7-5 Purdue secured the doubles point after Gergely Madarasz and Ricky Medinilla defeated Vinny Gillespie and Calum MacGeoch, 6-2 at No. 1 and Dominik Sochurek and Benjamin Ugarte beat Ben Stride and Ben Wood, 6-4 at No. 2.  Doubles competition1. Gergely Madarasz/Ricky Medinilla (PUR_M) def. Gillespie, Vinny/MacGeoch, Calum (DU) 6-22. Dominik Sochurek/Benjamin Ugarte (PUR_M) def. Stride, Ben/Wood, Ben (DU) 6-43. Athell Bennett/Stephan Koenigsfest (PUR_M) vs. Hands, Tom/Thorold, Barnaby (DU) 5-4, unfinished The final three matches went unfinished with the Bulldogs leading two of them in the third set. Purdue 4, Drake 0center_img Match Notes:Drake 4-2Purdue 4-3Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (2,6,4)Match played indoors on the Basham Courts at the Schwartz Tennis Center.T-2:25 Drake returns to the Roger Knapp Tennis Center on Sunday, Feb. 12 when the Bulldogs hosts Omaha and Middle Tennessee for a twinbill. In singles, Madarasz gave Purdue a 2-0 lead with a straight sets win, 6-4, 6-1 over MacGeoch at No. 2. Athell Bennett topped Wood 6-2, 7-5 at No. 6 to extend the Boilermakers’ lead to 3-0. Stephan Koenigsfest edged out DU’s Barny Thorold, 7-5, 7-6 to clinch the match for Purdue, 4-0.  Print Friendly Versionlast_img