March 11, 2010

Men's Tennis Splits Pair of Matches


West Liberty Box Score


BYU-Hawaii Box Score
LAIE, HI-The Bloomsburg University men's tennis team split a pair of matches on its final two days in Hawaii. The Huskies beat West Liberty (WV) 8-1, then, lost to BYU-Hawaii by a score of 9-0.

In the match with West Liberty the Huskies swept all three doubles matches and later posted victories in five of six singles matches. Brandon Cummings (Tallahasse, FL/Chiles), at five singles, pulled out a three-set thriller for the Huskies winning 4-6, 6-2 and 11-9 in the third set. Lee Wexler (Lafayette Hill/Plymouth-Whitemarsh) cruised to an easy win at number three scoring a 6-2, 6-2 win.

Against BYU-Hawaii, the Huskies dropped two close matches in doubles losing 8-5 at both one and three doubles. At one doubles was the team of Fernando Perez (Center Valley/Southern Lehigh) and Ricky Dove (Port Matilda/State College), while Alan Hummel (Manheim/Hempfield) and Cummings were at three doubles.

The Huskies, 4-3, return to action on Sunday, March 21 hosting the University of the Sciences at 2:00 p.m.