Elizabethtown posts 6-3 win over Juniata men's tennis
(Posted April 23, 2009)
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. -- One win in doubles and a pair of singles victories wasn't quite enough to get past Elizabethtown College, as the Juniata College men's tennis team dropped a 6-3 decision to the Blue Jays on Thursday afternoon.
Seniors Jonathan Skoner (Pittsburgh, Pa./Central Catholic) and Aaron Rhodes (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon Area) teamed up for Juniata's only win in doubles, an 8-5 victory over Elizabethtown's Brok Walker and Jon van den Ende.
Rhodes went on to post a win in his no. 5 singles match as well, with a 0-6, 6-1, 6-2 decision over van den Ende. Senior Casey Chew (Phoenixville, Pa./Phoenixville) posted Juniata's remaining win in singles play, with a 6-1, 6-0 decision at no. 6 singles over the Blue Jays' Brian Osbourn.
Juniata fell to 11-6 with the loss, and will return to the court on Saturday, April 25, when it faces Moravian College in its regular season finale in Bethlehem, Pa.
Our readers respond...
Contact John Wall at firstname.lastname@example.org or (814) 641-3132 for more information.