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Men's tennis opens season against Division I Saint Francis

(Posted September 13, 2009)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. - The Juniata College men's tennis squad opened its 2009-10 season with a 9-0 loss to Division I Saint Francis University, Sunday afternoon at the Raffensperger Tennis Courts in Huntingdon, Pa.

Juniata's doubles pairing of Jarrad Silver (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) and Scott Andrews (Hollidaysburg, Pa./Altoona Area) had the Eagles' closest match of the day, narrowly dropping an 8-6 decision at no. 1 doubles.

The Eagles will return to action on Wednesday, Sept. 16, when they host Frostburg State University at 3:30 p.m. on the Raffensperger Tennis Courts.

Complete results are listed below:

Saint Francis 9, Juniata 0
Doubles
1 - (name not provided)/Elahn Pogue (SFU) def. Jarrad Silver/Scott Andrews, 8-6
2 - Nathan Fleming/Youlian Natchev (SFU) def. Tucker Good/Andrew Hoffman, 8-1
3 - Kirby Mendes/Matt Jurjevich (SFU) def. Brice Morey/Alden Hiller, 8-3

Singles
1 - Pogue (SFU) def. Silver, 6-0, 6-1
2 - Steven Child (SFU) def. Good, 6-1, 6-0
3 - Steve Kowalski (SFU) def. Morey, 6-4, 6-1
4 - Andres Rosa (SFU) def. Andrews, 6-3, 6-1
5 - Fleming (SFU) def. Hoffman, 6-0, 6-1
6 - Peter Dietrich (SFU) def. Hiller, 6-0, 6-0

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