Juniata men's tennis opens fall season with win over Frostburg
(Posted September 8, 2008)
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Juniata College men's tennis team opened its fall slate of matches with a 6-3 win over Frostburg State University, Monday afternoon in Huntingdon, Pa.
Senior Aaron Rhodes (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon Area) and sophomore Vincent Xie (Szechuan, China) led the Eagles with victories in both their singles and doubles matches. Rhodes teamed with Jonathan Skoner (Pittsburgh, Pa./Central Catholic) to post an 8-3 win at #2 doubles, then went on to carry a 6-2, 6-1 victory in his #5 singles match against FSU's Charles Godwin.
Xie and newcomer Ross Imbrie (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) opened with an 8-0 win at #3 doubles; Xie then went on to dispatch Frostburg's Josh Galvez at #6 singles, 6-1, 5-7, 10-6.
The Juniata women's tennis team will face Frostburg State on Tuesday afternoon in Frostburg, Md. The men's squad returns to action on Sunday, Sept. 14, when it hosts St. Francis University (Pa.).
Juniata 6, Frostburg State 3
#1 - Mike Stevenson/Greg Shedd (FSU) def. Jarrad Silver/Arnab Chakrabarti, 8-3
#2 - Jonathan Skoner/Aaron Rhodes (JC) def. Tyler Forster/Ryan Miller, 8-3
#3 - Vincent Xie/Ross Imbrie (JC) def. Eddie McMurtrie/Sean Steighner, 8-0
#1 - Stevenson (FSU) def. Skoner, 4-6, 7-5, 10-7
#2 - Shedd (FSU) def. Silver, 6-7 (7-4), 6-0, 10-6
#3 - Ryan Navarro (JC) def. Steve Forster, 6-0, 6-0
#4 - Chakrabarti (JC) def. Mike McNair, 6-0, 6-1
#5 - Rhodes (JC) def. Charles Godwin, 6-2, 6-1
#6 - Xie (JC) def. Josh Galvez, 6-1, 5-7, 10-6
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