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Juniata men's tennis rallies to beat Lebanon Valley College and close its fall slate

(Posted October 3, 2010)

ANNVILLE, Pa. -- Juniata College men's tennis came from behind with three-set wins at the top three singles flights to post a 5-4 win over Lebanon Valley College, Sunday afternoon at Lebanon Valley.

LVC (2-2) led 2-1 after doubles, but the Eagles (3-0) rallied back to win four singles points and get the team victory.

At doubles, Justin Wisniewski (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) and Arnab Chakrabarti (Alpharetta, Ga./Alpharetta) 8-4 fell to Lebanon Valley's No. 1 team of Ethan Grodzinski and Tom Neckelmann. At No. 2, Juniata' Elliott Perow (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon Area) and Brice Morey (Enola, Pa./East Pennsboro) beat Ryan Weitzel and Joel Ramos, 8-4. LVC got another point at No. 3 as Kyle Kahl and Andrew Wilson beat Karl Benner (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) and Nick Morgan (Millburn, N.J./Millburn) 8-1.

Juniata gutted it out at the top singles flights, winning at Nos. 1-4. Wisniewski held on to beat Grodzinski at No. 1, 7-5, 1-6, 6-4, and Perow came from behind on Neckelmann at No. 2 3-6, 7-5, 7-5 before Morey rallied to beat Weitzel 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, at No. 3. At No. 4, Chakrabarti topped Kahl 6-2, 6-2.

The fall season has closed for Juniata men's tennis with a final record of 3-0. The Juniata women's tennis team will conclude its fall slate on Thursday, Oct. 7, when it travels to Annville, Pa., to face Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster, Pa. The match is scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m.

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