Men's tennis falls to Lebanon Valley, 9-0
(Posted October 6, 2009)
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Sophomore Andrew Hoffman (Blain, Pa./Susquehanna Township) and freshman Brice Morey (Enola, Pa./East Pennsboro) each turned in strong performances in their singles matches, but could not quite carry a win as Juniata College dropped a 9-0 decision to Lebanon Valley, Tuesday afternoon on the Raffensperger Tennis Courts.
Hoffman took his opponent, Andrew Deckert, to a tiebreaker in the first set and then a supertiebreaker for the match, before eventually falling, 6-7 (7-5), 6-2, 10-5, at no. 5 singles. Morey and Deckert had already squared off once earlier in the day, when Deckert and partner Kyle Kahl posted an 8-4 win over Morey and Andrew Hiller (South Williamsport, Pa./South Williamsport) at no. 3 doubles.
Morey also required a supertiebreaker in his no. 3 singles match against LVC's Ethan Grodzinski, but eventually lost 4-6, 6-1, 10-6.
Juniata fell to 0-4 with the loss, in its final match of the fall portion of the 2009-10 schedule. Lebanon Valley improved to 2-0 with the win.
LEBANON VALLEY 9, JUNIATA 0
1 - Matt Grodzinski / Tom Neckelmann (LVC) def. Jarrad Silver/Scott Andrews, 8-2
2 - Jon Gingrich/Ethan Grodzinski (LVC) def. Tucker Good/Andrew Hoffman, 8-1
3 - Andrew Deckert/Kyle Kahl (LVC) def. Brice Morey/Alden Hiller, 8-4
1 - M.Grodzinski (LVC) def. Silver, 6-1, 6-1
2 - Neckelmann (LVC) def. Good, 6-4, 6-2
3 - E. Grodzinski (LVC) def. Morey, 4-6, 6-1, 10-6
4 - Gingrich (LVC) def. Andrews, 6-0, 6-0
5 - Deckert (LVC) def. Hoffman, 6-7 (7-5), 6-2, 10-5
6 - Kahl (LVC) def. Hiller, 6-2, 6-1
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