Men's tennis downed by Penn State Harrisburg, 7-2
(Posted September 20, 2009)
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Juniata College captured one match in doubles play and one in singles, but could get no closer to Penn State Harrisburg as the Lions downed the Eagles, 7-2, Sunday afternoon in Harrisburg, Pa.
Senior Jarrad Silver (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) and freshman Scott Andrews (Hollidaysburg, Pa./Altoona Area) logged a 9-8 (7-0) win at no. 1 doubles over the Lions' tandem of John Dixon and Thomas Brown.
Freshman Brice Morey (Enola, Pa./East Pennsboro) posted Juniata's lone singles win, a 6-4, 6-4 decision over Tyler Matisse at no. 3 singles.
Juniata dropped two other singles matches that required a tiebreaker just to get out of the first set. Silver fell in a hard-fought battle at no. 1 singles, 7-6 (7-3), 6-4, while Andrews was downed at no. 4 singles by a 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 count.
Juniata (0-3) will close out its fall slate of matches this Sunday, Sept. 27, when it hosts Lebanon Valley College at noon on the Raffensperger Tennis Courts.
Penn State Harrisburg 7, Juniata 2
1 - Jarrad Silver/Scott Andrews (JC) def. John Dixon/Thomas Brown, 9-8
2 - Nathan Tulchinsky/Tyler Matisse (PSUH) def. Tucker Good/Andrew Hoffman, 8-2
3 - Austin High/Ermiyas Etnafu (PSUH) def. Brice Morey/Alden Hiller, 8-6
1 - Dixon (PSUH) def. Silver, 7-6 (7-3), 6-4
2 - Tulchinsky (PSUH) def. Good, 6-3, 6-4
3 - Morey (JC) def. Matisse, 6-4, 6-4
4 - High (PSUH) def. Andrews, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
5 - Evgeny Matigullia (PSUH) def. Hoffman, 6-4, 6-1
6 - Victor Yu (PSUH) def. Hiller, 6-1, 6-1
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